In converting a desk into a clockmaker’s bench, I wound up buying a router and router table to make the drawers. The router table has been taking up space on my workbench ever since.
I decided to make a rolling cabinet to mount the router table to, using scrap plywood and some drawers left over from a bathroom remodel.
The project is a good example of a thrown-together wood project, and a few lessons in “measure twice; cut once”.
Continue reading Building a Quick Router Table Cabinet
I’m a total newbie to sewing, so when I saw Make It And Fake It’s Dice Bag Sewing Tutorial, I knew I’d found the design for dust covers for my 3D printers. But first I wanted to convert the design to Metric…
Continue reading SewinG Make It And Fake It’s Dice Bag Project
In my previous post I soldered the weight scale parts to a proto-board. In this post, I design and 3D-print the part that keeps the Load Sensors from slipping.
The Load Sensor is an oddly-shaped thing that has a few tricky constraints: the T-shaped part in the middle must be free to bend downward (my wooden mounts take care of that), and I don’t want it to slide out of place horizontally or tilt off of its position when I’m putting the top plywood piece on the scale.
Continue reading Dog Weight Scale Part 10: 3D Printing Load Sensor holders