Monthly Archives: December 2017

Cheap center finder

Basically get a cheap harbor freight roofing square and put it on a homemade square for a center finder.  Pretty simple idea and cheap. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/diy-circle-center-finder-65264?homelistings#post103788

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Make a cool enclosure with an Acrylic bender

Nice build to bend an acrylic sheet. simple-jig-gives-plastic-homes-to-orphaned-projects

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clever (and cheap) build for 3rd hand supports

The author built these to originally help hold up cabinets, but I can see lots of uses for them.  He drilled holes in the curtain rod to make it extendable (and lock into place with a key).  Then put a … Continue reading

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A printer exploit kit

One of a few I will be posting up.  Most of them seem to be part of a school project and then fall off the cliff. https://github.com/RUB-NDS/PRET

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How to build a vaccum pump on the cheap

This so looks like a cool build.  Just need …parts…time..etc Build Your Own Vacuum Chamber for Under $30

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A poor person’s laser printer

OK even a weak laser maybe less painful than this one.  The author uses the sun and a magnify glass to “burn” wood. A Poor-Man’s Laser CNC Engraver

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Nice looking wine glass holder

This is alot of work thought.  I guess if you have a planer, and alot of nice scrap wood to use up its worth doing. https://www.instructables.com/id/A-Fun-and-Simple-Wine-Woodworking-Christmas-Gift/

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Interesting dremel mount

I like this build, its a simple mount for the dremel that allows it to be chucked into a vise.  It does not require welding, 3D printed parts, etc.  Just some bits of metal and a drill press to make … Continue reading

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Make a snow machine

AHAHAHAA. OK this was funny.  Its a clever build for a fake snow machine.  The driver is a shop vac.  The PVC pipe used is to help spread the “snow”.  And the mixture is don in a window washer fluid … Continue reading

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Interesting cheap caliper to arduino measuring system

Interesting build.  The author has a nice video on it here.  Then the link below has some detailed directions in a PDF file. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/experimental-measurement-system-4950?homelistings#post5989 http://rick.sparber.org/CBOO.pdf

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