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
Slowly I am getting a bit better organized. Put some jars to store screws. Somehow it feels like I spend more time with getting the shop done then actually working on the bike.
Last weekend I moved the workshop (and myself) to its new location. It’s a little smaller but finally a bit more of a permanent nature. Finally a bit more light on the workbench
Around three month ago I finished my workbench on wheels. When I made it I decided to oil most of the wooden surfaces. For two reasons: I’m lazy, and I like the touch and feel of wood which is not covert with
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
In my dad’s workshop is a very old Altendorf circular panel saw. I love this machine. Especially for aluminum. There is nothing fancy about it. It’s just solid and strong. Low tolerance is for my opinion the key to work
What I really don’t like, is to waste time searching for tools. And I used to do this a big time. So there was the need to organize my tools somehow. Should be something flexible. Walking with a nut number