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Wood splitter from an old flywheel and a washing machine engine

Manual chopping of wood chocks, especially knotty ones, is quite difficult and rather slow. Today, this physically difficult work can be accelerated by shifting to the shoulders of a factory-made mechanical splitter. Here is just one problem:

Homemade crimping for crimping tubular lugs on a cable

For crimping tubular lugs on a wire, a special crimper tool is required. Usually it is only for those who are engaged in electrical installation professionally, in other cases, its purchase is impractical. For small volume

The fastest and easiest way to make a knife handle

Sometimes annoying situations arise, the knife handle code for various reasons (factory defects, excessive mechanical stress) breaks. Throw away an expensive knife is a pity, but impossible to use. There is a fairly effective way to

How to make a cool PVC pipe lamp

Creative ideas often arise unexpectedly and, seemingly, from scratch. But their material realization gives such dividends that the costs of translating them into reality seem meager. Today we’ll try from a pipe that is not ordinary-looking

How to quickly make a bearing housing out of a pipe

When working on a makeshift device, a bearing may be smaller in diameter than an existing socket or bearing. Transitional housing will help to get out of this situation, which will compensate for the discrepancy of actual sizes

Which cutter will take the bearing

Sometimes there is a need to groove the outer ring of the bearing along the diameter or end. Given the high hardness of bearing steel, which cutter should be selected for this operation on a lathe?

Connection of metal with rivets

Electric rivet welding is widely used in industry for joining thin sheet metal structures. For domestic purposes, it is often easier to cook with a regular seam, but there are exceptions. Spot welding may be necessary when

How to quickly make a PVC pipe desktop

This need arises in case of a temporary lack of money for the purchase of new furniture. This table is done within 25-30 minutes, if necessary, it can also be quickly disassembled.

How to make a dispenser nozzle out of a plastic bottle cap and use cases

This life hack is definitely useful for everyone from a housewife to a car mechanic. Such a nozzle dispenser can be used in many sectors of our life. To make it very simple even in nature, in order to sprinkle kebab with water and this

How to quickly cast a cable boss without a mold

Sometimes such a nuisance as a cable break and a factory boss at the end flies off. To make a new one, an injection mold is needed that will form the external contours of the metal. Of course, you can do it yourself, but it will take a lot

How to make an anvil from an old piece of rail

The anvil is a supporting blacksmith tool on which cold and hot processing of metals associated with plastic deformation is performed. It is not necessary to buy a small anvil; you can make it yourself mainly from the old

How to cut and grind new teeth on an old saw

After many regrinds, the teeth of a hacksaw on a tree lose their shape, become smaller and become ineffective. Will you really have to buy a new saw tool? But with this you can wait and try to cut new teeth on the old saw, after sharpening

How to make a vacuum packer from a syringe

Many people know that the presence of air in the environment of the products significantly reduces their shelf life. This is due to the fact that air has a beneficial effect on the reproduction of harmful bacteria. Moreover, it itself contains many organisms from

How to make a skirt (funnel) at the end of a PVC pipe

Plastic pipes are very favorably different from steel pipes: they do not rust, they are quick and convenient to work with. Somehow I did a drain for the house and I needed a pipe with an extension at the end in the form of a funnel. I did not find such on sale, I decided to do it myself and how

Smelting aluminum cans into bullion at home

Despite the fact that aluminum has a much higher melting point compared to tin or lead, it is quite simple to re-melt it at home using a conventional gas burner. In particular, aluminum cans from various

Collar method of welding the insert of pipes of different diameters

The easiest way to embed a pipe of small diameter into a pipe is obviously large. To do this, we put the first perpendicular to the second and draw the contour of the smaller pipe on the large surface. Cut a circle, insert a small pipe into it and scald the place

How to make sturdy file handles with a plastic bottle

Wooden file handles tend to dry out and crack, so sometimes they have to be changed. Often, new handles do not serve in the best way, as they are whipped up from under-dried wood. Since the file shanks

Mini circular table based on a drill

In the manufacture of small crafts from wood, even dissolution of boards and slats is required, which can be done on a circular table. For the average master, this is an excessive tool that takes up a lot of space. A compact alternative will be

How to cut a flat hole with a grinder

At home, only a grinder will help to quickly and accurately make a large diameter hole in steel. Of course, you can drill it around the perimeter with a thin drill, and then grind the perforated edge for a long time, but this takes time.

Two-in-one drill stand: drill and grinder

Not everyone can afford to buy a drilling machine in the garage for amateur use, because for self-made ones I offer my step-by-step instructions for making a wooden stand for a drill, a bonus is the possibility of processing with

Powerful milling machine from the washing machine engine

Milling machines are widely used in furniture production and, since they belong to professional equipment, are not cheap. Among them, the most versatile and widely used - submersible (vertical or bar) milling cutter, which can be made

How to make a gate with a secret: open your own, no stranger

Everyone wants to protect their site from the penetration of unauthorized persons, for this, various fences are erected, gates and gates are made. A lock is installed on the gate, it is used for long-term care from home. Daily use

Very simple grinding machine made from available materials

The disc grinder from the entire list of workshop equipment has the simplest design. In this regard, such a tool can be done independently, and the money saved can be spent on something else. Homemade Grinding Machine

12 volt fusion splicer for thin metal welding

Sometimes there is a need for electric welding of small parts, which will not be subjected to a serious load. In the absence of a welding machine, this problem can be solved with the help of a battery and a graphite rod from a finger battery.
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