More shop setup solutions
It's often the simple fixes that make a shop more enjoyable to work in. Here are some reader submitted tips for you to put to use.
DIY Bookshelf with Simpson Strong-Tie®
How to build a sturdy and stylish DIY bookshelf with Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors and angles. Free plans and tutorial by Jen Woodhouse.
DIY Desk for $70
The design is inspired after my Dining Table that you can see HERE. I love it so much that I decided to build a desk very similar. I hit up our friend, Jamison a.k.a. Rogue
Easy Glass Bottle Cutter Made Up of Common Parts [UPDATED... Again]
Easy Glass Bottle Cutter Made Up of Common Parts [UPDATED... Again]: It's interesting to know that you can make a glass from a bottle, engraving a cut all around the circumference and splitting it in two with a few tricks. If you plan to make many glasses and if you wish to obtain a perfect flat cut, you can preferab…
Cyclonic Dirt Separator Using Off the Shelf Parts
Cyclonic Dirt Separator Using Off the Shelf Parts: Whether or not I need something is beside the point. The question is 'Do I want it?' While in the process or setting up my workshop, I read quite a bit about the Cyclonic Dirt Separator - a device that allows the heavier particles of debris, such…
This doesn't have to be cut on the bandsaw or CNC but only engraved and/or painted and the hole can be done with a drill and the proper hole saw
Make a Cool Light From a Whiskey Bottle
Make a Cool Light From a Whiskey Bottle: Here's how to make a stylish lamp out of an empty whiskey bottle at very little cost. This is the perfect item to brighten up your study, studio, man cave, or nuclear bunker, no specialist tools or hard to learn techniques, just a couple of new dril…
Size Markings for Wrenches and Sockets
Size Markings for Wrenches and Sockets: I did this on Craftsman wrenches and socket sets of various vintages ranging from my father and grandfather's to current. Most had deep engravings of the tool sizes. It was more difficult to get it to work with very fine markings found on some of th…