Dust Collection Smoke Testing using Jet Fuel & Glycerin

A few years ago, I lit a stick on fire, blew it out, and used the smoke to test my dust collection lines.

It was wildly insightful.

Well, one thing led to another, and here’s v2.0 of the smoking stick:

Wicked Fast Router & Dremel Bit Organizer Trays Using Dadoes Instead of Holes

I’m super stinking excited about this one. After several iterations of drilling holes in wood, I began looking for a solution that would: Be faster to makeHave a much higher density After several bad...

DIY KitchenAid Benchtop Disc Sander

Today I’ll show you how to turn your KitchenAid mixer into a high-torque, stationary disc sander. Quick Resources: YouTube video: : Thingiverse Files: For quite some time, I’ve argued that the...

Your Shop Needs a 3D Printer (Show & Tell)

I’m wildly amazed by the usefulness of a 3D printer for home workshop related tasks. Here are a few super useful shop-related things I’ve printed recently. Better Bench Dogs Bench dogs for the 20mm...

Shelves for an Awkward Space

We bought a toaster oven. To free up counter space, I set out to make shelves to hold the flour, salt, pepper, etc. that once lived on the counter. Problem:  A 135° corner and a cabinet door swing made...