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Finally got around to making it. Did it today, 16th Feb. Between being sick and the heat wave, I was not going to do much.As I was welding up another project, seemed natural to complete this one.
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Finally the cheap steel rules came from China. Cut the parts ready, went to weld. Ran out of welding wire. :(Will be doing the plane in about a week now, when I can get some more wire.Meantime, here is a pic of the parts I cut and ground to shape.
'Time Machine' Mini Jukebox
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I think what lots of peeps are missing about focus is, you can simply slide the whole device back or forward a bit on the glasses arm to adjust the focus.Yes it would be only an incrementally small amount, but you have focus adjustment never the less. You could also add a secondary lens between the mirror and the OLED display to change focus. Put it on a grub screw or friction slide to hold it's position.Such a lovely solution to the "have to look awake to view the display" issue. All of us that use multimeters and other such test equipment have all had, or do have, the same issue.Love this idea!
Arduino Data Glasses For My Multimeter
Making a Mini Survival Knife from an Old Saw Blade
Just changed my spark plugs a few weeks ago and kept them for some reason. It appears this was the reason!I am going to make these later this week. Will post photo when I have done so. A very much like your idea. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Spark Plug Fighter Plane
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Work Light From Broken Drill
I would happily judge in Workshop, Lighting, Food, Tech, & Costume.Thank you for asking me.
That is so neat!I guess another project to add to my Dremel tool kit. I am so glad I bought a Dremel. One of the most useful small tools I now own. This table is a very good idea. Good Instructable.Thank you.
Diy Dremel Table Saw
Hardwood Headphones Stand Designed for Large Headphones
Make It Extreme's Crane
Now I have that song stuck in my head!One of the most creative uses of pallets I have seen yet. Not only that, it is such a cool design, as well as well built. If I had a cat I would build that. I have a dog, and have built her a mega doghouse, but that looks to be cat heaven on earth :)
Moon Crib from Pallets
Hi,Firstly, thank you for looking at my Instructable.The wheels I bought at my local K-Mart, here in Australia. They are for a BigWheel tricycle. A kids toy tricycle with a large wheel in the front, and those type of wheels in the back, they are build low to the ground, for sliding on. You should if you can not find them there, check at a bike store, or other major box store in your country.Good luck!
Rarely Used Bench Grinder Support
Pallet Wood Workbenches
The simplicity and the beautiful design of this costume is what really caught my eye. I love it!It looks great. Good job. You have one lucky kid.
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simple pallet compost bin
Lightweight Bigwheel Kayak ...View Instructable »
Homemade Bar Clamps
Advanced Plasma Arc Speaker
Dremel small batch mixer
That is brilliant! I like this. I will try this when I am do small resin batches.Thanks.
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Window-like lamp from old computer monitors
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Due to the many varied and excellent suggestion in the comments, I have started to gather parts for a Version 2.0 of the switch, with some extra features and improvements/variations.As shipping will take about 6 weeks for the parts to get to the Land Down Under (Australia), the updated instructable for that will be sometime away.Stay tuned thoughAnd Thanks again for having a look in.
Smart LED Window
Thanks.I do use Tightening Grommets, as I have listed in the Instructable, sorry that you missed that, and as I said, the knot in the cable is just a backup. Hence the knot is not tight. As to looking amateurish, well, maybe, but it works! Inside the box is not about what looks good, but what works well. And as to breaks, the cable is stranded in power leads, and the knot would need to be very tight to cause a break. Still not an issue!The screw terminals are just that. Screw terminals, not springs. You are right, with a spring loaded ones, a terminal plug would be best.Thank you once again for your comments. Have a good one.
Yes, you are right. There are many variations and things to consider with those variations. Here's hoping our listing of those variations and possible issues and solutions are helpful for other people.It is good to have different views on this.Have a good one!
Ok. Thanks for the suggestion. :)
Test the Wiring for Your Trailer
Basic Survival Kit
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I like this. Currently am putting a small survival travel kit for Kayak camping, when I finish my Kayak rigging that is!Glad I looked at this, as you have thought of a few things that I do not have in my kit yet. This has been a great help. Thanks.
Walk Through Dog Gate
That looks so cool.
Corned Beef Brain Dip
Haven't had this type of dip in ages!This sure makes it a whole lot of fun. Thanks for the great instructable. I like it.
Even with common sense, it is sometime impossible to stop things like grinder kickback etc. Hence, I had the sense to design a safety switch to make things safer.The switch is designed to be used either with your hand, or by stomping on it with your foot. I mainly use it by foot, if needed. In the Instructable I explain the cord length to allow tools to be used above head height, this demonstrating that there is sufficient length to place the switch box where you like, and in an easy to reach place.Thanks for your like, hope you will enjoy my future creations. :)
Thanks. Noted. But, as this is used for general hand held power tools etc, they are rated to be less than 10 amps of use, so I have used the KISS principle. Keep It Simple Silly! :)Yes, it would a good idea if the current is going to be greater. I may just make a circuit diagram for such, and add it later. Thanks for you input. All suggestions welcomed.
Hi, thanks for commenting.Two things. The switch I made is not just for grinders! Though I do use it as such, and secondly, grinders have a lock switch for safety.If you use a paddle switch and your hand slips while cutting, you increase the likely hood of a grinder kickback as it stalls in the workpiece while you are cutting. This is why you do not want a paddle switch in such. On a drill, a great idea, but a grinder, it unfortunately is not so much.I can see your reasoning behind it, but unfortunately it would make things worse. Thankyou for looking at my Instructable. Hope you enjoyed it.
The switch used does stay off when you press it. It is an emergency stop type switch. When pressed down, it stay locked in that position, so the N/C will stay open and the N/O will stay closed.The switch is only reset when you rotate the round switch head itself.Hope that clear it up for you! :D
The Wooden Light Bulbs
I use some of those cases here in OZ. You can also find them often at Cheap As Chips, and sometime The Reject Shop.Note, it does pay to shop around, as the price varies from store to store, and can be different at different times of the year.That Cabinet, is fantastic btw. Love it.
I like this. I am currently outfitting my Kayak. May do an instructable on all the upgrades I am doing, and I was looking for a way to use my new action cam on it.This looks like a great idea. Thanks, ok if I use some of these ideas to make my own? I like your design.
How to Unprofessionally Upholster a Stool
Funny, and practical! Love it.
Monitor Stand Made From Wood Flooring
Both my friend and I both said "Oh Nice" at the same time, in different locations, as I had sent him the link.I do like the design and look very much.Good job.
Pi Zero Talking Radio
The simple ideas, are always the best ideas.That is genius! Well done. Like your idea and your design. I will be making one of these next, myself. About to disassemble a few old HD's I have. I have gotten pretty good at straight cuts with a handsaw, but I could do with some improvement, and this fits the bill perfectly.Thank you for making this.
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Simple Welding Cart
Ok. To clear this up, the grinder cut into my hand, not through it! :)I am ok, just a small scar to show for my efforts. Thank you all for your concern. I am ok.
Simple Sheet Metal Brake: No Welding
Keep MIG Settings As Set
Thanks for liking it.Yes, a 12 volt battery version is a great idea. For my a mains power one was the best suited to my needs. I may do a battery one later.Thanks again.
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Giant USB Volume Knob
I have done many other different projects. I will slowly be adding them here, from my web site, after I have completed them.Not all will make it here, some I have not documented fully, others are incomplete. But, the ones I do fully document, and complete, will make it here. Stay tuned for more of my various self builds, repairs and conversions, from Lights, Dog Houses to Kayaks and Canoes, even Costumes, sewing, and home and car repairs, there will be more to follow.Thanks for looking.Bye for now.
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Going to re-fibreglassing a canoe very shortly. All those tips are going to make my life a whole lot easier. Pure genius! Thanks for the great tips.
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