Archive for March, 2010

Power hacksaw diy woodshop electric machine shop tool

Power hacksaw diy woodshop electric machine shop tool

Hacksaw like Hacksaw Jim Duggan with this homebuilt power hacksaw that will make all your manual hacksawing problems disappear.
HACKSAWING is the one onerous
shop job for which there is no
inexpensive and readily available
power tool to ease the sweat. Commercially
made power hacksaws are costly and aren’t
found in most home shops.
Here, however, is a new answer. After
several years [...]

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Hydroplane hydrofoil model boat diy kit project

Hydroplane hydrofoil model boat diy kit project

Ever want to make something and then stick it on the lake,
watch it speed and fly away never to be seen or heard from again until
you see some bird has made a nest out of the broken twisted wreckage?
Well, now you can by building the model boat from these plans and letting it loose on [...]

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Bending machine tool diy project

Bending machine tool diy project

With a little help from this homemade metal bender you can bend metal just like Superman! HERE’S A METAL SHAPER FOR YOUR SHOP.
If you are sick and tired of looking around your shop and seeing a lot of straight metal, then stick it in this swell bending machine from 1955 and you can BEND IT [...]

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Limestone spreader farm truck equipment diy plans

Limestone spreader farm truck equipment diy plans

Spread dirt, crap, limestone, magic dust, agent orange, rubber ducks or whatever else floats your boat with this antique homemade spreader right off old macdonalds farm with a oink oink here and a cluck cluck there.
This here piece of old timey farm equipment probably doesn’t have the computer chips that todays advanced computer-controlled crap spreaders [...]

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Custom lathe with attachments diy plans

Custom lathe with attachments diy plans

Do you like gadgets? Do you like building gadgets?
If sears or harbor freight tools just aren’t good enough for you, then get your machine shop skills ON and build a custom lathe like it’s 1942 again and the Japanese just bombed Pearl Harbor. If you fell asleep in shop class these plans might be a [...]

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1901 touring car replica kids electric car diy plans

1901 touring car replica kids electric car diy plans

Don’t forget to add the ooogah horn when you build this homemade electric car for the kids next birthday.
These are free plans for a ANTIQUE AUTO Half-Scale Replica of 1901 Touring Car.
THIS DELIGHTFUL LITTLE CAR of the
horseless-carriage age will let the younger
drivers of the family whiz around
the neighborhood at a sizzling 5
m.p.h. with three chums [...]

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Kids electric roadster car diy kit project

Kids electric roadster car diy kit project

Check out this sleek art deco ride straight out of a lost “Leave it to Beaver” episode. Watch the grandkids jaws drop when you unveil this little roadster next Christmas.
Youngsters and craftsman fathers
alike will get a thrill out of this
tiny play car, which looks and drives like a
real automobile except that it’s [...]

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Kids Model T electric car diy kit plans

Kids Model T electric car diy kit plans

Why pay big bucks at the big box store for a toy car from China when you can build your own miniature Model T out of scrap metal for pennies on the dollar?
Put your small fry in the
driver’s seat of this great little
buggy and watch him grin.
Build your kids the sidewalk classic!
ITS BLACK FABRIC TOP, [...]

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Ironing board diy woodworking project

Ironing board diy woodworking project

Get your ironing done the old fashioned way with a real wood ironing board like grandma used to use. They sure are more heavy and sturdier than those cheap chinese ones at the big box store.
Grab a stack of wood from the lumber yard , then cut out and dowel-together this bad boy and your [...]

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Homebuilt scooter minibike diy project

Homebuilt scooter minibike diy project

If you can fix a bike, you can build a
put-put that’s almost as convenient as
a second car and costs far less to run.
You simply get on this homemade scooter
and go. There’s no clutch, no gearshift.
Open the throttle and you’re off. Tackling a
grade? It shifts down automatically. When
the going is easy, it shifts up again.
Hard to [...]

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