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Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

How to upgrade an old drill press with a brushless 2.6Hp DC motor from a treadmill.This modification has many advantages, more horsepower, speed control and reverse of course, because every drill press needs a reverse! I cover the process of building a new motor mount bracket out of an old office chair. Next I grind down the […]

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Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

A photo recently posted on social media showed what looked like a well-stocked workshop, with all the power tools and clamps we’d love to have in our own home garages. In that image, one aspect stood out uniquely: Rather than being set in a garage or basement, the shop occupied what appeared to be an […]

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Solder Together Your Own Smart Phone, With Ringo

Solder Together Your Own Smart Phone, With Ringo

The Ringo MakerPhone by Circuitmess is a pretty interesting kit. The concept of making your own phone has been visited a few times, but I feel they’ve got an interesting approach. You’re basically making something that feels like an old Nintendo Gameboy, that can also make calls The kit comes with all the parts very […]

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Quick Look: 0 Resin Printer

Quick Look: $250 Resin Printer

A quick look at an incredibly cheap resin printer

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Automate Your Workshop Dust Collection With An Arduino

Automate Your Workshop Dust Collection With An Arduino

turn your arduino into a smart switch to automate tasks in the shop

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How to Build a Beginner’s Home (or Apartment) Workbench

How to Build a Beginner’s Home (or Apartment) Workbench

Laura Kampf designs and builds a starter workbench for space-conscious makers.

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