Category Archives: Misc-Life

Interesting birdhouse build

Could be a nice way to make one and eliminate some of the wood needed for the floor. Actually I think I would paint the can myself, and stain or paint the wood. But its a nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Can-Birdhouse/

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Simple automatic soap dispenser

Using an arduino, IR sensor, and a servo, the author built a pretty simple conversion for a pump action soap dispenser. Could be a simple project to do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Soap-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/

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Make your own rav Marshmellow head

Nice build, the bucket used is a good idea. LED’s are a bit pricy for the project (individual addressed LED’s are not cheap). https://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmello-Ultimate-Head-With-Programmable-Bluetho/

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Nice 3D printed stand for an electronic mircoscope

The author made this build for a scope based webcam that he could hold a circuit board down on and solder components too. Me…yeah I don’t go that small in boards (and usually use thru hole). But I could see … Continue reading

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nice multi angle table saw jig

This can be used not just for angled cuts, but to “straighten” out boards that have a curve to them. Relatively simple build too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/4-1-multi-adjustable-table-saw-jig-78635?homelistings#post155545

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Nice portable water sprayer

Good way to wash off dogs or yourself. It uses a weed sprayer bottle, and a shower head extension. The one bit I got that was interesting is the incoming tube in the sprayer may have restrictors in them that … Continue reading

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Nice build for a roller stand

Very nice build. A bit more work than I would do thought. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/easy-diy-adjustable-3-rolls-outfeed-stand-%7C-free-plans-79885?homelistings#post160084

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Another nice build for a pocket hole jig

Nice build done with mostly hand tools and a table saw https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/pocket-hole-jigs-diy-pocket-hole-drill-bit-79869?homelistings#post160016

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Using a conrete paver and foam for a stand for your 3D printer

Interesting build, the paver gives some stability, and the foam helps dampen the vibrations. https://blog.adafruit.com/2020/05/19/the-best-2-upgrade-for-your-3d-printer-3dprinting/

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Google’s Snapseed

Interesting article on Google’s snapseed app for editing photos on your phone (can be used on apple too). I have it on my list to try, mostly since I am slowly converting to putting stuff up for sale from the … Continue reading

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