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Convert an busted grinder into a disc sander for your drill press

I got a kick out of this, The author basically is using the shaft and right angle on the grinder to attach to the drill press and a sanding disk. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/angle-grinder-hack-make-disc-sander-diy-84199

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3D print some puck corner clamps

Clever build for a corner clamp, as long as both boards are the same thickness. Only issue I see is that you would pretty much have to do a 80% or more fill on the puck to allow for decent … Continue reading

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One fancy dust collector build

This is one fancy build for a dust collector. I like how the cyclone bit is see thru. Me, way to much work for this. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/build-dust-separator-more-powerfull-useful-84221

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Nice tablesaw crosscut build

This build allows you to adjust for angles and other bits with the saw. Nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/Three-in-One-Table-Saw-Sled-Taper-Cuts-Jointer-Sle/

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Jig for making crosscut guides

Interesting build, the author melts down HPDE milk jugs to put into a jig that clamps down make the sliders for a table saw cross cut sled. Me…I have heard dollar store cutting boards work well here too. Also I … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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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Nice base station for a pocket hole jig

The author is using the XK-2, a knockoff from Kreg jigs that looks more impressive, and cheaper. Its a nice setup. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/pocket-hole-workstation-cabinet-base-83751?homelistings#post174901

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