Monthly Archives: June 2020

Making a book press

Nice build to repair or make a book. The old way. Basically the press pushes all the paper together so you can then stitch it up.

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Nice completely home made pocket hole jig

It has alot of nice features you find on the over $100 jigs. But is completely homemade. Me, not so sure I would have the patience to make this one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0UPTXwPyDk

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One really big Hot Wire CNC

Interesting custom built CNC for Hot Wire used to make wake board obstacles. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/cnc-hot-wire-cutting-machine-79674?homelistings#post159387

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Cool CNC scroll saw

Pretty complex build, the author 3D printed the bits he needed to make a CNC with a scroll saw. Me….not entirely sure the benefit of this over a regular CNC, but its a nice build. https://hackaday.com/2020/06/04/cnc-scroll-saw-makes-promising-first-cuts/

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Another simple ventilator build

Clever build. I don’t see these builds ever making it to US due to regulations, and fear of lawsuits. But maybe other countries can use these ideas. https://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-RespiArt-a-Simply-Ventilator/

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Another nice foot door opener

Another nice build for these foot based door openers…me…I would just buy one online for 10-20 dollars. But if you have time and materials…. https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Sanitary-Door-Handle-Using-Foot-to-Open-Simpl/

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Making your own barn door rollers

Nice build. Not so sure I would make one as you can pick up a roller for $10. But, if you have the materials and time, what the heck go for it. Also this one looks more robust than the … Continue reading

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Neat way of doing circuits

Good way to print out and have kids build simple circuits. https://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Circuit-Board-2/

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Making a leather face mask

Nice build…but…I can’t imagine trying to breath thru leather. May need to put a few holes in it and add in a cloth filter. https://www.instructables.com/id/Sewed-Leather-Mask/

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Nice 3D printed face mask

You use this with some transparency sheets (old school sheets where you printed out your “slides” for displaying on large screens). https://www.instructables.com/id/Caretas-Impresas-En-3D/

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