Category Archives: Cheap

Nice ornament build

Nice world like globe build. https://www.instructables.com/Turbulent-Flow-Christmas-Ornaments/

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Nice brackets for making dog food bowl stand

Nice build. Only thing I might do different is add in some screw holes to the brackets. https://www.instructables.com/Dog-Food-Bowl-Stand-Plywood-and-3d-Printing/

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Clever jig to use with a speed square

Basically the author adds on a thin strip of wood that is cut off roughly where the blade would start cutting on a circular saw, This way you can line it up and then run the saw along side the … Continue reading

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Build a motorized can

OK its more of turning a soda can into a battery that drives the little car. The author is using carbon with saltwater inside the can to generate electricity. It seems to all be part of a science kit thought … Continue reading

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Simple build for a box joint jig

Pretty simple build to make for a box joint jig. These jigs (metal ones) run $100, thought I have seem some plastic jobs a bit cheaper. But this you could do with a scrap piece of plywood, and some time. … Continue reading

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Magnetic guide for saw cuts

Nice build, the author puts a magnet inside a 4×4, and that is used as the straight edge to guide the saw for a straight cut. https://www.instructables.com/DIY-Magnetic-3-in-1-Hand-Saw-Guide-Cut-Straight-Sq/

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A simpler build to the bottle plotter

From yesterday. This build is a bit simpler build but its more of a printer since you put paper on the roller. Not exactly sure what the author was going for here except reducing the size of a CNC. https://www.instructables.com/CNC-Drum-Plotter/

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Building a bottle plotter

Or maybe an etcher too? Anyways the author makes a simple CNC to drawn on bottles with. https://www.instructables.com/ROTARY-CNC-BOTTLE-PLOTTER/

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Nice featherboard build from cutting board

I like the jig he made to make the featherboards. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/featherboard-cutting-board-video-81009?homelistings#post164541

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friend lights

Basically a set of lights that are connected to the net, and can sync colors with eachother. Interesting build, could be nice with kids these days. https://www.instructables.com/DIY-Long-Distance-Best-Friend-Lights/

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