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Proxxon 28092 Scroll Saw

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 …

Bosch Quigo Cross Line Laser Level

Coronavirus tools, edition 2020

Originally, the post was titled “Easter tools, edition 2020”, but due to the recent pandemic the title was changed to make it more memorable. Easter happens every year, pandemic like Covid-19 happens not so often. The tools have nothing to do with the virus, it’s just the time of the year they’re being reviewed. Bosch …


Mitre bar replacement

It looks like only Bosch, Skil and Ryobi make 16 mm slots (5/8″). You can’t buy a high-quality mitre gauge replacement, you have to make it yourself. So I bought a 16 mm mild steel flat bar and made a mitre bar that has no play. The idea was simple – resize the bar from …