Category Archives: Misc-Life

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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I know what my next Haloween costume is

Take a black hoodie and sweatpants, and stictch a bunch of LED’s on it for a stick figure. https://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glasses-and-Costume/

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Another improvement to 3D printing metal bending parts

This time the author is using threaded rod thru the corners to re enforce them.

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Interesting track saw

This build uses pipes for the sides to guide the circular saw. And to connect extensions. I like this build overall, the cost is under $50 and at the end the author puts in some more improvements. Oh he is … Continue reading

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If I had the time, I would make this

A folding workbench with a stool, this is a nice looking build, but would take me way to long to build. Maybe they will sell it as a kit?

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simple hands free wash

I got a kick out of this one. Uses an arduino as the controller. https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Faucet-Touchless-Using-Arduino-Wash-Hand/

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Nice Torsion Catapult

Nice build. I like the use of a tree trunk for the arm. https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Skein-of-Pain-AKA-Mangonel-Torsion-Catapult/

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