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$3 Drill That Can Make a Hole in Anything


Sooner or later almost every Maker will need to drill something that is almost un-drillable. Electrical drills make our lives much easier but they are almost useless on some work because the bit turns too fast and heat is allowed to build up to the level that destroys the bit. Read more »

$150, 12″ Swing, Metal Lathe, Mill, and Drill

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The Lucien Yeomans “secret” that was almost lost. Your developing world school needs almost-free machine tools? Your developing world factory needs unavailable spare parts? You need a complex part that is too expensive to have made? Need to bootstrap a factory but only have a few bucks? No problem! You... Read more »