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Making a homemade silent air compressor

Nice build, the author uses a compressor from a frig. Pretty quiet too.

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Making a leaf blower with a chainsaw

OK this was just too funny. They author took an old blower and a chain saw and combined the two. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/air-blower-chainsaw-72832?homelistings#post133463

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Cool build for a benchtop jointer

This is a nice build, you can pick up hand planers on sale at Harbor Frieght for $20, this can convert one into a a benchtop jointer. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/benchtop-jointer-diy-72657#post132888

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clever use of an old motor spindle for sanding

The author uses the old spindle to hold sandpaper for a slapping like sander. Neat idea. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/innovative-idea-homemade-tool-new-project-71163-4?homelistings#post132205

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Turning a cheap tire air compressor into a vaccum pump

I have seen folks use the compressors out of old frig’s do this, but this is a first time for one of the little tire pumps that I have seen. Its a nice build if you want to make a … Continue reading

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Nice 3D print accessories for your quick clamps

I wonder if they will fit on harbor freight ends too. I bookmarked this one to try a few prints out and see if they do. https://www.instructables.com/id/More-3D-Printed-Gadgets-for-Woodworking/

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Nice sand paper cutter

I like the build, and its on my list of things to make. A few things I would do different is a guide for the edge of the sandpaper on one end. And I think I would use craft cutoff … Continue reading

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Nice simple plywood mover

Simple build of a holder with wheels. Not so sure I would make one like this as I would use another build I made. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/ultimate-2-wheel-dolly-free-plans-72466?homelistings#post131870

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Print out your own Dust Collector

This was too amusing. The author basically designed and 3D printed out a dust collector vacuum. Me…I think I would just make one out of scraps. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Vacuum-Cleaner-for-a-CNC-Machine/

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A really cheap mini lathe build

This has to be one of the quicker builds I have seen. Its still a nice build and does the job for small builds. Could be used for things like pen builds. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/here-mini-lathe-machine-i-built-72310?homelistings#post131110

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