Modification of a commercially available workbench to provide
drawer storage and shop mobility for multiple uses.
Floor Model Drill Press - Stable Base
A floor model drill press can be very unstable when working
with large projects as they can easily fall over to one side or forward.
How I addressed this for my drill press.
Plastic Parts Box Storage Cabinet
Plastic storage boxes neatly organized under my workbench.
Also a handy small parts sorter demonstrated.
Disc Sander – Changing Sandpaper
Once a sanding disc has been on a disc sander for a while,
it is a mess to strip the old one off and clean up the metal disk prior to
installing fresh sandpaper. This is the easiest method I have come up with.
Portable Planer Mobile Stand
Mobile stand for a portable planer using kick-up out of the way wheels
for on the ground stability.
I could have mounted the wheels with a wider stance, but then I’d be
tripping over them. This was fairly easy to build and it works well for me.
Band Saw Steering Stick
Using a scrap piece of wood as a "steering stick" allows positive control
of the force and direction of the workpiece past the band saw blade while
keeping the fingers a safe distance away from the blade.
How To Cut a Threaded Rod or Bolt
Simple demonstration of cutting a threaded rod or bolt to a desired length without
damaging the thread or nuts in the process.
Short Shelf Life Products - Long Term Storage
Glue and adhesives do not last very long even when unopened. This easy
method prevents deterioration of the unused products, saves money and
you will always have it available when you need it. Plus some tips &
Bag Balm – Great Stuff
Great stuff for cracked bleeding fingers and chapped hands caused by
dryness from woodworking, cement, cold weather. A bit messy, but it has
worked well for me.
Reusing spray foam cans
After use, "Great Stuff" spray foam often seals itself and
the can is no longer usable. With a bit of care you can
reopen the tubes and nozzles so you can use the remainder of the can later.