Category Archives: woodworking

The lathe from scrapes

The author put that it only cost him $3 in stuff he didn’t get from scrapes to build this. Overall its a pretty simple build. Could be good for not just using dremel bits stationary, but also make pens from … Continue reading

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Nice groove making jig

Its used to make grooves in the edges of a board. When I first saw this I wasn’t sure what it was, til the example in the beginning of the video then it made sense. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/end-face-grooving-machine-homemade-router-jig-woodworking-73650?homelistings#post136504

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Build a slingshot from scratch

Nice write up on building one. Only downside is the author has a full woodworking shop which makes life easier. https://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-SLINGSHOT-From-Scratch-step-by-Step/

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Nice build for hold down clamps

The author built them by hand. Me…I could see converting this to a CNC. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/hold-down-clamp-wooden-clamps-making-73579?homelistings#post136240

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Nice CNC cut end table

Nice build, but…you need a full size 8×4 CNC to cut this one out. In other words this is for a pro shop. Or maybe a makerspace https://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Table/

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Cool plywood riser

Nice build where the author has a laser CNC to cut out all the parts for a shelf. https://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-Plywood-Laptop-Riser/

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Make a knife rack

I like this build, all done with a table saw too. https://www.familyhandyman.com/storage-organization/how-to-make-a-knife-rack-for-inside-your-cabinet/

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Simple miter box build

For your circular saw. Me, I use the compound miter for a lot of these types of cuts, but, if its for a flat board thats bigger than the miter can handle, this could come in handy. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-circular-saw-crosscut-circular-saw-miter-slide-cutting-station-72158?homelistings#post130367

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Nice portable chainsaw mill

Been looking at these builds for some time. Me…I don’t think I could bring myself to get or build one, just the time to make my own boards vs buying them. Just not worth it. But it would be nice. … Continue reading

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Kite String winder

This is for serious kites. Simple build too. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kite-Sting-Winder-from-2×4-Scraps/

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