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Process - Week 7&8 Stool making

Making of Seat

Making of Legs

Making the cushion base 388 more words

Legs

It’s A Wall-Mounted Dremel Workstation!

We’ve all seen Dremel drill presses, but has created a full-fledged (albeit miniature) workstation using his Dremel as the motor. He has a gnome-sized belt sander with what appear to be skateboard wheels turning the belt, with the Dremel’s toolhead tensioning the belt and turning it as well. 114 more words

Tool Hacks

Fighting Machine Tool Chatter with a 555 Timer

Vibration is a fact of life in almost every machining operation. Whether you’re milling, drilling, turning, or grinding, vibration can result in chatter that can ruin a part. 220 more words

Tool Hacks

Engineering and Artistry Meet an Untimely End at Burning Man

Burning Man is so many different things to so many people, that it defies neat description. For those who attend, it always seems to be a life-changing experience, for good or for ill. 228 more words

Misc Hacks

Over-Engineered Mailbox Flag machined using Under-Engineered Mini-Lathe

used his cheap, Chinese, bench mini-lathe to make a non-terrible mailbox flag holder (YouTube video, embedded below). Tim posts videos on his channel about garage hobby projects, many of which are built using his mini-lathe, often based on suggestions from his followers. 398 more words

Hardware