That makes them ideal for experimenting with and figuring out new things to do with them, repurposing them so that we can get more use out of them
So I came up with this idea for making a bottle opener. It's pretty easy, not terribly demanding, and is a great way to familiarize yourself with some basic power tool skills.
And if you're lucky enough to live near a Techshop, I highly recommend checking them out. I made this at Techshop. They have all the tools necessary to make this cool project.
Step 1: Materials list
Eye protection/ear protection
C-clamps or vise clamps
A piece of scrap wood
Vertical metal-cutting bandsaw OR Hacksaw
Drill bits - metal cutting
Drill bits - chamfering (optional)