A press is something you dont use often in the home garage, but when you need one, nothing else will do. I needed to straighten a bent bike axle, and after pricing.
One employee combined a TEKTON jack with box steel, angle iron, and plate steel to build a 20 ton hydrological press for metalsmithing. Comparable presses cost $1,000!
Does any one know of any places that can bend small radius tube or bar? I am designing a backpack and need a frame built out of mm steel tu.
An easy to follow step-by-step tutorial on building sheet metal brakes.
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Construct a CNC Plasma Cutter for $3000
David Randolph was faced with a choice: buy an expensive plasma cutter or build a cheaper version at home. He chose the latter. Maybe something for Printer Chat?
Propane Tank to Air Storage
Since my air compressor is only 2 Gallons, and im to cheep to buy a bigger one, i converted an old propane tank into a air tank.BUILD AT YOUR OWN RISK!COMPRESSED AIR IS VERY DANGEROUS AND SO IS PROPANE NOT MY FAULT IF YOU BLOW YOURSELF UP