A scale for a parallel stop is something I’ve planned for a while now. Almost a year ago I bought this steel ruler for this purpose. But I was never really sure how to mount it. It’s got to be
After the problem with a broken bearing, my little saw is running fine again. When everything was in pieces anyway, I readjusted the whole thing and made a connection for the hover to collect the dust. I should have done
After one and a half year of use my little saw starts to make some trouble. I had the feeling for a while, there is something wrong. While cutting the number of revolutions haven’t been stable anymore. The saw turned slower, then
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.