So far I’ve only written about home or shop made tools. I really like the idea to use tools to create tools. Gives me somehow the feeling of independence and freedom. Anyway, now I’d like to write about a tool
Here’s a short video, showing the modified router in action.
From time to time I’m doing a bit of wood working in my garage. Only a bit, and not very often. I totally love biscuit joints. The result is always super accurate and it’s more or less fast to do.
For a couple of years now I’ve used two old pieces of aluminum extrudes as protective vice jaws for the parallel vice. I was never getting the point to spend money for some commercial ones, as long as a piece
Using the kitchen oven for baking VHT paint doesn’t sound too healthy to me. So I had to find an other solution. My first thought was to get an adjustable heat gun and warm the pieces up with that. Worked
I made this little clutch holding tool, after searching the internet for solutions to get the clutch out of the engine. Not exactly happy with it. I should have used some more of those metal plates. The single one has left
Yesterday I’ve been to a local hardware store – looking for a scriber. I found a fancy one in the shape of a ballpen. Really liked the idea to hide the pointy end in the housing of the ballpen.
This drill press table is build entirely out of packing wood which I found in the workshop. There have been some big pieces of 6mm beech plywood and a few whitewood boards.
This is a small tool I made for bending metal sheets in a big radius. I basically made it out of a few pieces of aluminum – welded together and three metal rolls, which borrowed from the miter saw. I’ve build this
Found this one in a friends shed. Think it was build by his grandpa. Straight forward and reduced design: piece of wood, motor and a big saw blade.