Category Archives: Misc-Life

Make a Wuhan Hook

This is too funny, basically its a door opener (for doors with latch handles). Once you open the door, you hit the lighter to burn up an possible contaminates. The base is 3D printed. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wuhan-Hook-V2-Simple-Self-Disinfecting-Wand-to-Pre/

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Another metal etcher build

The author uses the car charger like others, but one difference, he uses cotton balls instead of q-tips to get the job done faster. https://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Etching-Steel-Knives-Axes-Pacifiers-Etc/

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3D printed Ventilator Valve

Interesting build. I could see doing this for a custom water pump in the future. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Ventilator-Valves/

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Nice drill press depth stop

I have the same problem as the author where my drill press does not have a normal depth stop. This is a nice build overall and I plan to make something like it for my drill press. https://www.woodsmithplans.com/plan/drill-press-depth-stop/

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Mini router sled

The author uses a trimmer router and a small sled to plane down small pieces of wood. Good idea overall. However the vaccum hold down he uses is pretty expensive for the build. https://www.instructables.com/id/Scalable-Router-Sled-and-Thicknessing-Jig/

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Another nice jig to make thin strips

This one is easier to use for multiple thin strips to be makde at once. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/thin-strip-jig-table-saw-78041?homelistings#post153325

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Making an exercise ball

Never heard of Monkii balls, the look neat thought. The author built his own which considering how much these balls ($200) cost. I can see why. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Monkii-360-Tabata-Trainer/

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Nice looking circle jig for a bandsaw

Nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Band-Saw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/

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Making your own cheap floodlights

The author basically takes a $5 A/C based LED light circuit, puts it on a heat sink and wires in a power cord. It does the job and cheaper than buying on (cheapest I have seen is $15). https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Floodlight-With-Dirt-cheap-AC-LEDs/

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Interesting router lift

This was not what I first expected it to be. The lift is actually done with 2 bike cables that are turned via a wheel and rod. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/router-table-lift-mechanism-system-78178?homelistings#post153785

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