Category Archives: Tools

Interesting add on for casters on a workbench

The author put angle iron on the ends to re-enforce the legs, and used bolts into the metal instead. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/heavy-duty-caster-wheel-heavy-wooden-workbench-82395?homelistings#post169671

Posted in Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Interesting add on for casters on a workbench

Simple holder for small cuts on a miter saw.

Basically its a paint stick with a nail on one end. Actually I think I will make this with a paint stick. And use a nut/bolt on the other end (sharpen the end of the bolt). https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tricks/add-a-pinch-of-safety/

Posted in Cheap, Tools, woodworking | Comments Off on Simple holder for small cuts on a miter saw.

Nice drill press table build

Personally, I would buy one at Harbor Freight for $30, but if I had time on my hands, I would definitely build this one. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/drill-press-table-fence-%5Bfree-plans%5D-82141?homelistings#post168793

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Nice drill press table build

Another nice circular saw track

This author makes alot of nice jigs. This one is pretty clever, he has sandpaper on the bottom for grip, and I like the addition of a handle. Not so sure I would cut the metal strip with my saw … Continue reading

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Another nice circular saw track

Scary build, grinder to chainsaw

Chainsaws make me nervous to begin with. This build…yeah I would never do this build.

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Scary build, grinder to chainsaw

Interesting Chisel Sharpening build

Using some bearings, nuts, and a really thick threaded rod. Pretty simple build, but it must have taken forever to cut the slot in the rod. I think I would have bought something instead of doing all that for the … Continue reading

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Interesting Chisel Sharpening build

Wow this is one heck of a table saw sled

This sled has multiple options to it (the video only shows one new one). I like this guys build. Puts my homemade sled to shame. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/new-way-use-table-saw-sled-makes-mitered-boxes-inline-splines-snap-81379?homelistings#post166037

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools, woodworking | Comments Off on Wow this is one heck of a table saw sled

Nice cross cut build for circular saws

Nice an fancy looking build for cross cuts with a circular saw. I have debated building one of these myself. Not so sure I would go this fancy for a build thought. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/super-simple-cheap-table-saw-alternative-%7C-free-plans-81040?homelistings#post164655

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Nice cross cut build for circular saws

Nice build to convert a soldering iron to a hot knife

Nice build (and cheap too) to add in a knife bit to a soldering iron. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/how-make-hot-knife-cutter-acrylic-plexiglass-plastic-pvc-foam-cutter-81410?homelistings#post166171

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Nice build to convert a soldering iron to a hot knife

Clever Dowel rod jig

Used to put pegs into a board for a 90 degree mount. Clever build overall. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/adjustable-doweling-jig-scrap-wood-78783?homelistings#post156051

Posted in Cheap, Misc-Life, Tools | Comments Off on Clever Dowel rod jig