Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nice build for a wooden shield

I like how the author put a small angle on the ends of the boards so the shield has a little curve to it.  Nice touch.

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Cool build for haunted window frame silohuettes

Basically you use a simple frame out of cardboard, and then use construction paper for the rest.  Simple but effective idea.

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Interesting hack to get a cheap laser CNC to work with LaserWeb

Never heard of LaserWeb (I think its Opensource).  Anyways the author uses it to control a cheap laser engraver he got from china. Convert that Cheap Laser Engraver to 100% Open-Source Toolchain

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refurb old shoes to keep them going

Basically the author is coating the tips of the shoes with flex seal to give them extended life.  Not a bad idea.

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Interesting 3D printed machine

Interesting machine.  I am trying to think of what else you could do with this.  The one thing that comes to my mind is making a saw out of it.

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Nice build for a flip top tool cart

I have seen some of these before.  But the author re-uses the frame of a small desk with casters for this one.  Me…I can see making something like this.  If the base is rugged enough.

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Hang a poster with tape, paperclips, and magnets

After painting several walls, I really like this idea.  Simple and easy to take down.  Oh and cheap.

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Interesting build of taking a sawzall blade and making a knife out of it.

Interesting build overall, I like the paracord handle too.  Not so sure I would do this over just buying a knife.

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Laser cut your own featherboards

I like the build,  I think I can adapt it for CNC with a router bit too.  Feather boards are a nice way to keep wood from slipping off the saw while cutting.

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Nice table saw sled

I like this sled build project.  I just got down building my own, but out of scraps vs alot of folks that build it with new materials.  One addition I plan to do from this build is to add in … Continue reading

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