Monthly Archives: March 2019

Make a coping saw

OK this is too funny, nice build but I think that I can get a coping saw at harbor freight for a dollar. https://www.paoson.com/en/blog/the-coping-saw-n49

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Simple angle grinder holder

I like this build, pretty simple and uses the bolt hole for the handle to hold it in. Why would you do this? Well if you are using the grinder to sharpen a saw for example. Or maybe a shovel. … Continue reading

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Now this is more my speed for a sanding table

Author takes a simple belt sander and makes a table to hold it. Also makes a good thickness planer. https://www.paoson.com/en/blog/belt-sander-table-n14

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Build a plunge router base

Been thinking about doing this myself. The author also make an adapter so he could put his dremel into the base. Why do it myself? plunge routers are expensive. https://www.paoson.com/en/blog/plunge-router-base-n46 adapter: https://www.paoson.com/en/blog/dremel-adapter-n57

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Cheap workbench build

Not so sure about the $20 cost. The author is using either 3/4 or 1 inch plywood for the build. And not the cheap stuff. In NY this can run you around $30 and up easy. But still a nice … Continue reading

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Nice router sled which allows reuse of the same mount for the router table

I like this build. Thought the author uses much nicer wood than I would. https://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Rails/

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Using PVC pipe fittings to organize cable

I may have to do this myself. Right now I use velcro stripes to tie everything together, which is annoying when I need to switch a wire out/in. One thing I would do different is put the pipe on a … Continue reading

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Cool CNC project ot make a stool

Its hard to tell, but I think the author makes 3 stools from 1 sheet of plywood with this design. Neat build overall. The write-up could use a little more detail thought https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0SIO/JSL37WIU/F1T0SIOJSL37WIU.LARGE.jpg?auto=webp

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Converting the cheaper kreg jig to a pocket jig stand

I have seen folks make something like this with the expensive, full on jig ($100) from Kreg. But this one the author did it with the $20 jig. This is a great way to save on the expensive jig and … Continue reading

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Another simple Lathe build

Another pretty simple build for a woodworking lathe, this would be OK for making pens. Needs a rest for the tools thought. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/here-mini-lathe-i-made-while-back-71620?homelistings#post128434

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