Evolution of a Ring Bender / Ring Roller Machine
Evolution of a Ring Bender / Ring Roller Machine: I read an interesting instructable about a metal bender and then I saw the most interesting photo of a theatrical workshop tool. I formulated an idea and it quickly turned into a new tool.
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table: Building a flip-top table is great way to save shop space. Building 3 flip-tops as one long table is even better. This project started with an 7' long 2" diameter steel shaft I've had lying around the shop for years. Since I didn't want to c…
Offset Flip Top Table
This article describes a two foot square mobile cabinet, with a pivoting top so two tools can be supported. These are known as “Flip Top Tables” but my version uses an offset pivot poin…
Lee Valley Tools
There are plenty of tool trays and holders for keeping drill bits, countersinks and other small items within reach of your drill press, but most of them are made of plastic or metal. Our tool holder is made of 18mm thick Baltic birch plywood, making it simple to adapt to your specific needs – you can enlarge the provided holes, drill new ones or make more substantial modifications using standard woodworking tools. The 10 1/2" × 5 1/2” shelf comes with seventeen blind holes for 1/4" shanks…
Japan Woodworker - Hand Tools, Gardening, and Fine Cutlery - Woodcraft
This plane works like a pencil sharpener and will readily apply a point to dowels up to 1" diameter. Simply feed the dowel end into the guide and rotate the tool. It can be used with square shapes by first shaving a bit from the edges of the stock. The tool steel blade is fixed to the hard maple body at an angle to give a clean shear cut.
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Another table, any tips? - WeldingWeb™ - Welding forum for pros and enthusiasts
I am making a welding table. I am going with a simple design. The top is 1/2 inch steel, 30 by 60. The frame is 2 inch 3/16 wall square steel tube. I will post pics as the project progresses. I was hoping to use my 110 mig 135 but im not sure it's up to the task, so i tigged it with miller 165 diversion. Im happy with the welds but any thoughts would be appreciated. The top was delivered and it had a 1/4 inch bow the short way. The long way it looked fine. I asked them to replace it, since i
Homemade Metal Bender
Metal Bender - Homemade metal bender constructed from surplus angle iron and bar stock. Can be used to bend square and round bar stock in addition to flat bar.