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    Yes, it limits the the minimum diameter for the...

    Yes, it limits the the minimum diameter for the ring to 350mm. But, it allows to make rings using thicker and wider material.

    I have made this version earlier.
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    It allows to make...
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    And now this multi purpose vise starts to be...

    And now this multi purpose vise starts to be finished.
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    Equipped with ring roller dies on the picture.

    My original plans:

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    Not quite same as the result, but at the same...
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    Finished the jack for this build. Now its ready....

    Finished the jack for this build. Now its ready. Next i continue with the motorized version.


    Handle is made from a stainless pipe, and weld on its place. Nylon pushings prevents wobling movement...
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    Preview to whole idea. ...

    Preview to whole idea.


    https://youtu.be/yor8iydMWNM

    Making bending dies:


    https://youtu.be/UJErHQmMHAA
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    Testing with modified hydraulic jack.. ...

    Testing with modified hydraulic jack..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-2JndSWAAw&feature=youtu.be

    Jack is still unfastened, that makes using little tricky. Also handle is too short, and...
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    Extra container for the jack. Now it works...

    Extra container for the jack.
    Now it works better on sideways.

    Material is 1,5mm stainless steel.

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    Thank you Grahame. Yep. Those are somewhat...

    Thank you Grahame.

    Yep. Those are somewhat pricey. That rage 1b 185mm saw is 149 here, with blade. Blade only costs 37.
    Max rpm for the blade is 4000rpm.

    Most of the never circular saws...
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    Made a longer handle. I had no suitable axle...

    Made a longer handle.

    I had no suitable axle when i made the original one.
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    It was made with the same way.

    12mm axle, weld a piece of pipe to the other end. And grind weld smooth.
    ...
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    Hmm... I can make bends with it, without need...

    Hmm...

    I can make bends with it, without need to use hammer...
    So i really don't see any reason why i would need to smash it it with a sledge hammer?
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    New kind of metal vise.

    Hi.

    This is my idea about the "ultimate" vise.

    There is so many different needs for different needs. There is no way to make one vise that could fill needs of the machinist to blacksmith.

    I...
  11. Its mild steel. Its about the required force...

    Its mild steel.

    Its about the required force you need to make the bend.

    Thicker/harder material with smaller bending radius requires more force, that is what requires harder dies.


    I have...
  12. Thanks Steve. For me its 99% i use jack placed...

    Thanks Steve.

    For me its 99% i use jack placed down.
    I do mostly just bendings, 90% of them are about 100mm wide and 3-5mm thick.

    But, when i need to bend thicker or wider parts, then it...
  13. Versatile press system to small home workshop

    Hi

    This is my press system.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bdWCMpCg7Q

    I tried to design it so that i could use it many ways as possible.

    Plans and more info can be found here:
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    Diy track- chop- saw

    Hi

    This is my Track- chop saw stand thingy
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    I use same stand as a welding table too.
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    Small chop saw.. ( circular saw)

    Made this small chop saw stand for 4" circular saw.

    https://youtu.be/mV6UbG5fk8k

    https://youtu.be/mV6UbG5fk8k

    I use 5" angle grinder diamond blade with it.

    That works better with thin...
  16. Thanks Grahame! And sorry my late response. I...

    Thanks Grahame!

    And sorry my late response. I had a little vacation and have been out from the internet. :)

    Here is a link to my playlist about videos that i have made from my diy bending...
  17. Making trash cabinet sorting tray using my diy bending tools

    Sometimes people asks, do i make tools just to make tools?

    Usually i don't make this kind of videos, but this kind of stuff i make with my diy bending tools.

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  18. Here is the finished random orbital bench sander...

    Here is the finished random orbital bench sander

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    https://youtu.be/xA19OKgciLA
  19. Homemade random orbital sander attachment

    Made a random orbital sander attachment with 8mm movement, to be used with drill, angle- or bench grinder.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4bI4p_LLFc&feature=youtu.be

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  20. More info

    Here is some more info about the improvements and making.
    I tried to find easiest possible ways for making.

    https://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Bench-Grinder-to-Belt-Sander-Build/
  21. Very easy to make: Bench grinder to belt sander

    Hi.

    I have asked couple times about making simple bench grinder to belt sander conversion, that doesn't require many tools.

    This solution was the simpliest that i found.

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  22. And here is the video about making the stand: ...

    And here is the video about making the stand:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucJOqtJm11s


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucJOqtJm11s
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    Finished.

    Video comes later.

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    Building stand...

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  25. Making the guard..

    Made a guard for the belt.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWGM390aQE4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWGM390aQE4

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    Used same way to make guards for my smaller power file / belt...
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    Actually. Mild steel hardens in oil too. Only...

    Actually. Mild steel hardens in oil too. Only surface tought, but that still makes curve little stronger.
    It doesn't get really hard, but surface comes 30-40 % harder than it originally was.

    It...
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    And.. For that kind of design, i would try...

    And..

    For that kind of design, i would try this kind of way..


    Rod would be heated to red before bending, and right after the bends are made, cooled in mineral motor oil to harden the curve....
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    For the question. 1/2" = 12mm round bar...

    For the question.

    1/2" = 12mm round bar doesn't require very much.
    It can even be bent with this kind of vise mounted bender.

    https://youtu.be/aHfRvcw_C1c

    https://youtu.be/aHfRvcw_C1c
    ...
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    It seems that in this forum you can't edit posts?...

    It seems that in this forum you can't edit posts?

    Anyway here is the working video link:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg_Y2RM8JbA

    And another kind of version, made with the same way.
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    Stainless teaspoon necklace

    Hi

    I have sometimes made stuff from stainless teaspoons.
    I like its somewhat good material to work with.

    Easy to temper for desired colours etc.

    Here is a one video about making one...
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    Circle cutting guide

    Hi

    I made this circle cutting guide for cutting and routing.
    It can be used with any nonporous material.

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    I personally use it mostly with angle grinder.
    But it can be used...
  32. Mistake was on that "2mm wall" supposed to be...

    Mistake was on that "2mm wall" supposed to be 1mm.
    Too big fingers.. but there shouldt be so big difference if used 2mm wall / 6mm axle or 1mm wall / 8mm axle.
  33. That could be done with rod and pipe compination....

    That could be done with rod and pipe compination.

    Shorter rod, than the pipe. Is goin to placed inside the lower part. 10mm pipe with 2mm wall and 8mm rod inside it.

    Longer rod inside the upper...
  34. I think its enough. Those cubitron belts that i...

    I think its enough. Those cubitron belts that i use works better when speed stays fast even heavier load. So, i think 1900w ain't too much at all. :)
  35. Big power file / angle grinder attachment

    Made a big power file add to my 1900W Metabo grinder.
    Belt size 40" x 2 1/2"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQNIXZDhYDI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQNIXZDhYDI

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    Upper one is...
  36. Thanks. Specially with flap wheels one can...

    Thanks.

    Specially with flap wheels one can easily make curves with angle grinder, both internal or external.

    That's why i use mostly straight flap wheels instead of tilted ones.
    I like that...
  37. Thank you. I tried to find the simpliest way to...

    Thank you. I tried to find the simpliest way to make it.
    "Pipe sander" is a compromise, wanted to use it with both, wood & steel.

    For polishing pipes it would have been better if the lower arm is...
  38. - Two in one belt sander angle grinder attachment -

    Hi

    This is my two in one angle grinder belt sander attachment.

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    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64Nmd916gsI&list=PLBTZIvHTfSS2xJFcbbuddMgYO9P7ZUtxz&index=3&t=5s
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    Yep. I don't where my friend found it, but i...

    Yep. I don't where my friend found it, but i think its been under the crane..?
    Traditional track would possibly made working easier, that one was so shallow that it made using the edge little more...
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    Thank you. I won it. Now its my time to...

    Thank you. I won it.
    Now its my time to challenge him.

    That's actually quite fun, to make things that you haven't thought at all. One just gives you the subject and says how its must be done.
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    Thank you very much buddy! It took about 3-5...

    Thank you very much buddy!

    It took about 3-5 hours. So long that battery of my camera run out. I tend to forget that kind of things while making something.

    And yes i used 400-600-1200 wet...
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    Skinning knife with limited tools

    Hi

    I made a bet with a friend.

    Could i forge a skinning knife from a file without
    Real anvil with a horn?

    File was 5mm thick and 38mm wide.
    Requirements for the blade was to make it...
  43. Disc sander from crappy wood chipper.

    Hi

    I bought an old wood shredder couple years ago.
    Paid 30$ from it.. and soon i realized that it really wasn't
    good at all.

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    Its desing didn't work at all with fresh wood, where...
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    Nice! That really is a working stand too!

    Nice!

    That really is a working stand too!
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    Thank you, i know that the table is stable and...

    Thank you, i know that the table is stable and sturdy. There's no doubt from it.

    I asked about the weight.
    Because i was wondering, that could it be possible to open the latch with one hand,...
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    Thank you very much. I hope you watched the...

    Thank you very much. I hope you watched the longer version, i think that's much better.. ?

    I made that axe for a friend that had just recovered from a cancer, second time.

    Here is the finished...
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    Very nice looking result.👍 Are you still able...

    Very nice looking result.👍

    Are you still able to adjust the height of the drill press table? Or move sideways? Or is the grinder too heavy that it wouldn't be reasonable?

    Sorry for asking so...
  48. Swiveling stool that douples as a long workpiece support too.

    Hi to all.

    This is one project that i tought it could
    interest some people here.

    Originally i made this kind of stool to my workplace.
    Its mounted to vise stand like this one that i made...
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    Thank you. No, i didn't weld it all. I actually...

    Thank you.
    No, i didn't weld it all. I actually wanted to use angle grinder for making as much it was possible.

    Making can be seen from this video, if one is interested?
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    Those Evolution blades doesn't like thick zinc...

    Those Evolution blades doesn't like thick zinc coating, i have noticed that, blade gets dull very fast.

    But i have accidentally cut 2" stainless 316 rods with it without problem.

    My old...
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