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Pivoting PVC pipe dust collection jig. I’ve improved dust and chip collection considerably at my drill press using this adjustable jig for my shop vac hose. The hose port friction-fits into a couple of lengths of PVC pipe solvent-welded to an elbow. By Woodworker's Journal.

How to Make a Drill Press Dust Collection Jig with Scrap Wood and PVC Pipe

A few pieces of scrap wood, some spare PVC pipe and a bit of inexpensive hardware can make an effective jig to help clean up your drill press.

Portable Dust Collection System with Noise Reduction & Dust Separator using Shop Vac

Portable Dust Collection System With Noise Reduction & Dust Separator Using Shop Vac

Portable Dust Collection System With Noise Reduction & Dust Separator Using Shop Vac: This is a dust collection cart that I made for my small workshop that serves multiple purposes:o It provides a handy portable working surface of various shop projectso It serves as my primary means of vacuuming dust from the floor and work surfaceso…

Adding a dust collection system to my shop was a great move, but it wasn’t cheap. I did manage to save money by making my own blast gates. The main component of the dust gates is a 3-in. PVC coupler. It cost me only $1 at my local home center, and a 4-in.-dia. dust hose fits perfectly over it.    With a jigsaw, I cut the …

$1 Blast Gate | Popular Woodworking Magazine

Adding a dust collection system to my shop was a great move, but it wasn’t cheap. I did manage to save money by making my own blast gates. The main component of the dust gates is a 3-in. PVC coupler.

Shop-Made Router Lift Features you can’t buy at a price you won’t believe. By Bruce Kieffer and Richard Tendick Router lifts are hot items these days and for good reason. Veteran router table users love their ability to make super-fine micro adjustments or rapidly raise the bit right from the tabletop. No more fumbling under the table like a contortionist. The only drawback is the price: $200 to $500. Ouch! …

AW Extra 8/9/12 - Shop-Made Router Lift | Popular Woodworking Magazine

By Bruce Kieffer and Richard Tendick Router lifts are hot items these days and for good reason. Veteran router table users love their ability to make super-fine…

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AMAZING HOME MADE INVENTIONS YOU NEED TO SEE 2018

A thread restorer is a tool used to fix threads on nuts or bolts that have become damaged.Hi, im a Pensioner . Apart from my work i like DIY stuff, lifehacks...

Dust Collection Plans

My shop is actually the 3rd bay of my 3-car garage, but I put a wall and door between the first two bays and the end bay that is the wood shop. All three have 9x7 doors. This bay is about 14 1/2 wide by 24 feet long. There is a 4 x 7 closet on ...

Fractal Lichtenberg Figure Wood Burning with Electricity

Fractal Lichtenberg Figure Wood Burning with Electricity

Detailed instructions for burning Lichtenberg figures, or fractal patterns, into wood using high voltage electricity

The Cheapest Sharpening Tool Rest/Jig - Shop-made Grinder Tool Rest (Retired)

The Cheapest Sharpening Tool Rest/Jig - Shop-made Grinder Tool Rest (Retired)

You can make a tool rest from scraps and a few bolts and wing nuts and use it to aid your sharpening chores (hollow grind for chisels and plane irons, for example, or removing nicks on their edges or even spindle gouge sharpening). I built one in ...

Metal Casting At Home – A Getting Started Guide | Timber Ridge Designs

Metal Casting At Home - A Getting Started Guide - Timber Ridge Designs

Metal casting at home really expands the range of parts and projects you're able to do. From replicating parts to creating your own, we walk you through the steps to get up and running fast.

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Make a tablesaw and router workstation

Make a tablesaw router and work station

This mobile platform combines a tablesaw and router workstation—a handy companion for a small shop

Melting Aluminum Cans With $20 Homemade Mini Metal Crucible - Off Grid World

Melting Aluminum Cans With $20 Homemade Mini Metal Crucible

This homemade metal foundry was made with a mixture of 50% plaster of paris and 50% sand, which are a good insulator and focus the heat in one central area.

Height-Adjustable Outfeed Worktable: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

Height-Adjustable Outfeed Worktable

Height-Adjustable Outfeed Worktable: My garage floor is sloped and uneven. There is not a level spot to be found, which can be frustrating.In my quest for a more versatile garage workshop, I decided I wanted a mobile worktable that doubled as an outfeed table for my table saw. However,…

Picture of Radial Arm Saw Table Alignment -- An Easier Way

Radial Arm Saw Table Alignment -- an Easier Way

Radial Arm Saw Table Alignment -- an Easier Way: This is my 10" Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, 1972 vintage. It is very important that the arm is exactly 90 degrees to the fence at the back of the saw table. Note the square. Pull the motor along its travel and see if the blade teeth follow the edge …

Shop Made Band Saw Fence with Micro Adjust

Shop Made Band Saw Fence with Micro Adjust

Wooden Bar Clamps - Clamp and Clamping Tips, Jigs and Fixtures - Woodwork, Woodworking, Woodworking Plans, Woodworking Projects

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Wooden Bar Clamps - Clamp and Clamping Tips, Jigs and Fixtures - Woodwork, Woodworking, Woodworking Plans, Woodworking Projects