Author uses a RPi to make a decent thermo camera

Using a $60 thermo camera and a $15 dollar display, oh and a RaspberryPi of course, the author builds a cheap thermo camera. Me, I have seen the FILR’s go down to $150, so I think I would buy that instead.

https://www.hackster.io/news/pithermalcam-a-raspberry-pi-thermal-camera-1457997a3d83

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Circular Saw/Jig saw guide with angle adjustment

I have seen and posted a bunch of nice circular saw jigs, but this is the first one that I have seen that is two sided (so you can switch over and use a jig saw) and allows for different angles. Nice build. Oh the author also uses his router with this too.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/saw-guide-jig-angle-adjustment-video-83929

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Getting wood from old doors

Old 1960’s hollow doors, I never thought about it, but that does give you some nice 1/8 plywood that you could use for other projects.

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Interesting drill press drum sander build

I like this build since it allows for planing of a board. Only thing is the back board for the “planer” looks like it could be a bit loose.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/how-make-spinning-drum-sander-drill-press-83967

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Nice circular saw guide

I have used some guides in the base. Made my own “track” guide. But this build is pretty impressive one. I like the handle on it.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/easy-precision-repeated-cut-using-circular-saw-rip-cut-jig-83940

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Interesting 3D printed Biology projects

The project, Poseidon project by California Institute of Technology, has som

e pretty cool builds. It includes a 3D printed digital microscope, and a 3D printed syringe pump. They use arduino’s for controllers.

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Make your own punching bag

Interesting build, the author uses 2 round ends, a PVC pipe to connect them, and puts carpet pad around it (and duct tape to hold it) for making a punching bag. Me….you can get cheap bags on sale for

$25, and then stuff those full of rags. I think doing it this way is cooler, but will cost more.

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3D printed face mask that looks like a cyclone

I saw this one and all I could thing of is battlestar galactica.

https://www.instructables.com/100-3D-Printed-Covid-Mask/

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Nice write up on a CNC buil

The author used a kit called the ARCO Openbuilds CNC, which seems to be a pre prepped kit for the hardware part of the CNC, but you have to put it together, and add in the drill/laser/etc etc. Interesting build overall.

https://www.instructables.com/ACRO-Openbuilds-Pen-Plotter-Arduino-With-GRBL-and-/

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Nice cord wind up build

Nicer than the one I made anyways. I like how the author built in a stop on it too keep it from unwinding.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/extension-cable-reel-making-diy-video-83756?homelistings#post174931

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