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Simple weathervane

It’s made from scrap dowels, scrap metal handle and a toolbox divider. If there was need to cut wood, I used a hand saw. The arrow was built first and tested for a couple of weeks, using a temporary stand. It worked great, and I decided to make a proper mount for it. Coincidentally, I …

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Summer tools, edition 2021

The first tool, which is a thickness planer, helps me to get smooth and evenly thick boards in no time. Three other Bosch tools, give me the ability to take them with me anywhere and 3 big batteries last long, so I can be sure the job will be finished. The last one is my …

Proxxon 28092 Scroll Saw
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New Year tools, edition 2021

Let me present 2 tools that I bought recently and which are a handy-dandy addition to my tool collection. They make my work easier, faster and more precise. Also, when it comes to cleaning – it takes less time. Speed and ease. Proxxon 28092 Scroll Saw was bought because of 2 reasons – one – …

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Horizontal belt sanding station

It works just like a vertical belt sander, that has a tool rest, or a small tilting table, except for my sanding station is horizontal and the tool rest doesn’t tilt. It always stays at 90º angle and it’s rather quite big for a rest. On the other hand is relatively small for a table. …

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Finger joint jig

This is just an attachment for my table saw sledge, it can’t be used on its own. It’s made of scrap, unused and upcycled materials. Very cheap to make and didn’t take much time. It was one of these jigs that had to be made sooner or later as it is a quite essential addition …