Power tools

Turning an Angle Grinder into a Multitool

Turning an Angle Grinder into a Multitool

Watch one industrious maker turn an angle grinder into a versatile tool for working metal and wood.

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Working 3D Printed Circular Saw the Size of a Fingernail!

Working 3D Printed Circular Saw the Size of a Fingernail!

If the giant fingertips in these images look familiar, that’s because they belong to the same crazed maker, New Zealand’s Lance Abernethy, who 3D printed a miniscule, working power drill last year. Lance is back and this time he’s brought his fingernail-sized circular saw. The viral success of his drill video appears to have inspired […]

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Skill Set: Getting Started with Power Tools

Skill Set: Getting Started with Power Tools

For our Woodworking Skill Set theme, we asked MAKE contributor Len Cullum to contribute some pieces on understanding basic tools and techniques. Here, he explains power tools common in woodworking. — Gareth This week in woodworking tools, we move into the land of electricity, with impressive tools that exchange drudgery for speed, relative silence for […]

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