Category Archives: Misc-Life

Sharp looking CDROM to CNC build

Most of these builds are, well pretty ugly, this one is pretty clean and seems to be more accurate than most other CDROM to CNC builds. I did learn how you can now get an arduino nano with CNC shield … Continue reading

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Beautiful miter saw stand

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/miter-saw-stand-video-83377?homelistings#post173344 Its a nice piece of work the author did to have a hand made miter saw (portable) stand. Me…way too much work, I have a cheap ryobi one I bought and have modified to my needs.

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Nice video write-up on a belt sander

No welding involved. The author also have videos on how to convert the washing machine motor over for use. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/make-belt-sander-%40washing-machine-motor-82874?homelistings#post171395

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Another 3D printed mask

Only issue with 3D printed masks is you can have an N95 filter in them, but they could be “leaking” thru the print itself. But still a nice build. https://www.instructables.com/Crowd-Mask-10/

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Make your own Giant Hands

I am impressed with this build. Not only do the hands look good, but the work. Could be a good add for a costume for Sweet Home. https://www.instructables.com/Building-Giant-Articulated-Hands-carved-From-Wood-/

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Neat 3D printed eye

I know what I will be looking at making next halo ween…well when I get my 3D printer back on line. Nice build to “automate” a moving eye. https://www.instructables.com/A-Halloween-Pumpkin-With-a-Moving-Animatronic-Eye-/

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Clever idea for way to help load kayak ontop of car

Pretty simple idea, the author took a suction cup handle holddown, added in A PVC pipe bend, and uses it to mount to the car to help load/unload the kayak on top so you can do it by yourself. https://www.instructables.com/Kayak-Roofrack-Loading-Assistor/

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Interesting Lawn Trimmer accessory

The author 3D prints an attachment that turns the trimmer into an interesting lawn thatcher. The author uses it for removing moss. https://www.instructables.com/3d-Printed-Lawn-Scarifier-Attachment-for-Strimmer/

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Simple bug trap

I like this trap, pretty easy to build and basically mimic’s the ones you buy for $10. But a lot cheaper. https://www.instructables.com/Fly-Trap-DIY-for-Free/

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Pop-up bench dogs

Clever build where you can just push down on the dogs to get them to pop up for use. Me…I am cheap, and I would just have holes that I push them in and out of. https://www.instructables.com/DIY-Pop-Up-Bench-Dogs/

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