Category Archives: Misc-Life

Interesting sled for bandsaw

Nice build…me…no so sure I would go as fancy as the author did in this build. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/bandsaw-sled-i-made-90-degree-cradle-makes-cutting-cylindrical-shapes-safe-75857?homelistings#post144356

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Cool mini hand drill

Nice build, not so sure how useful it would be but could be an excellent teaching tool. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/string-driven-manual-drill-gif-74497?homelistings#post143964

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Nice pushblock build

Nice build. Much fancier than anything I would make, but I like how adjustable it is. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-table-saw-push-block-video-75723?homelistings#post143744

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Another interesting grinder mod

Always amazes me what folks do with grinders. This one the author makes a giant sanding wheel to make grooves with. Me…not so sure I would build this, unless I have a project for it. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/angle-grinder-sander-slots-grooves-75776?homelistings#post143967

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The simplest pocket hole jig yet

I have a few additions to this build. First, maybe use the insides of an altiod tin would work better than to make one. It maybe too small so maybe some other tin. Second, instead of using glue sticks, what … Continue reading

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Make a metal twister

Another nice build, this one could involve a bit of welding, but I see ways around that. The build is used to make the twists in metal bars so you get that metal banister look. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-tool-twist-bar-metal-75631?homelistings#post143434

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Nice 3D print for a biscuit jointer

Nice build that you can print out yourself to make your trim router into a biscuit joiner. But….As the author pointed out, you can pick these up on craigslist for $30 (I found a craftsman one for $30 in my … Continue reading

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Simple model airplane controller

with an ESP board. Pretty nice idea. He is using the wifi chip in the ESP to control the motors on the plane

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A nice build for a dremel router base

Nice build, looks nice too. Of course you can buy a dremel base for $30. Won’t look as nice as this one. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-rotary-tool-plunge-base-video-75442?homelistings#post142710

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Crazy saw from an angle grinder

I am always amazed at what folks make from these cheap angle grinders. This one is a saw that if its mounted to a pole, could make a killer pole saw to cut down tree branches https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/homemade-chainsaw-using-handsaw-angle-grinder-75468?homelistings#post142825

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