Posts Tagged ‘vintage diy plans’

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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Gun cabinet diy woodworking plans

Gun cabinet diy woodworking plans

Show everybody you are a second amendment supporter with a custom wood gun cabinet to store your prized shotguns, rifles, handguns, cannons, anti-aircraft guns, gatling guns, bazookas, ak-47s, and whatever else might yank your crank.
The first thing to consider when deciding to build a gun cabinet is to make sure there is ample room for [...]

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Homebuilt electric golf cart diy plans

Homebuilt electric golf cart diy plans

Versatile is the word for this golfcart-
runabout. Grandmother, Mother,
Dad and the kids all find use for it.
GOLF CART OR FAMILY RUNABOUT
First, it’s a golf cart powerful enough to carry two adults and equipment up steep slopes. But it’s also a heart-saver for the aged, “legs” for an invalid, and a “school bus” or shopping “car” [...]

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Colonial flip top table vintage diy woodworking project

Colonial flip top table vintage diy woodworking project

Built of bird’s-eye maple,
this Colonial table is sure to
draw compliments for the
craftsmanship that
took place in your shop.
With space at a premium in most
Colonial homes, the local cabinetmaker
was frequently called upon
to build a piece of furniture that
performed more than one function.
This table is typical of such pieces.
In addition to its basic role, it was
often used—with the [...]

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DIY etching tool electric engraver project for electroplating and stencilling

DIY etching tool electric engraver project for electroplating and stencilling

Check out this old school electric engraver diy project kit.
You can easily—and safely—put electrochemistry
to work “branding” your name
on tools, or decorating aluminum sheets.
The stencil pad consists of a metal plate
(copper, aluminum—even a scrap of tin
can) covered with felt that’s saturated
with a solution of table salt (or with
liquid Sani-Flush).
Over this pad you smooth a section of
an [...]

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Kids electric scoot car diy kit plans homemade gocart

Kids electric scoot car diy kit plans homemade gocart

It’s a electric scooter, its a electric cart, its an ELECTRIC SCOOT CAR!
Here’s a sidewalk special for young hot rodders that
safely takes the corner on two wheels,
has two forward speed and brakes that stop on a dime
This is the parallel-arm steering gear being
placed in position. Pivot links are bolted
to the deck, using washers and lockouts
• [...]

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Low speed drill press bores big holes! Vintage DIY project

Low speed drill press bores big holes! Vintage DIY project

THERE’S a secret to boring up to 1-in. dia.
holes through steel with a ½-in. capacity drill
press. You reduce the speed of the drill bit
and increase the torque with a speed-reducer.
The speed-reducer is simply a jack-shaft consisting
of a mandrel with a 4-step cone pulley on
one end and a 12-in. pulley on the the other end. This [...]

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Abraham Lincoln footstool diy project

Abraham Lincoln footstool diy project

Lincoln bought his Springfield, IL
home for $1,500, in 1844, from
the pastor who married him and
Mary Todd. Now restored by the
state, it houses many authenticated
Lincoln belongings, such as this
historic cane and walnut footstool.
CLICK HERE to download and print these plans(pdf format)

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3 wheel dune buggy diy project ATV gocart

3 wheel dune buggy diy project ATV gocart

LOAD THIS 3-WHEEL DUNE BUGGY into a station
wagon to carry it over the road.
A couple of two-by-fours serve
as an unloading ramp at road’s
end. A sprocket-and-chain drive
steps up the 4-1/2-hp.
engine’s torque, enabling it to
haul two people with ease.
CLICK HERE to download and print these plans(pdf format)

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