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    Instructable: ...

    Instructable:

    https://www.instructables.com/id/Lifting-Support-and-Jack-Stands-for-Car-Lifting/

    Ps. i'm not good about writing instructions, fixes, feedback etc is always wanted.
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    Safety pins. Even that its really difficult to...

    Safety pins.

    Even that its really difficult to remove pin, when there is weight on it. Personally i think, nearly impossible.

    But, because there is always that small possibility, i made new...
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    Lifting support with jack stands

    Hi

    This is a video about making lifting support and jack stands for car lifting.


    https://youtu.be/DN5QBv88n7s

    Width can be adjusted, so its easy to find optimal lifting points. Can be used...
  4. Thank you. This could be easily "stamped" to...

    Thank you.

    This could be easily "stamped" to the guard in manufacturing process... Never know if Wish, Aliexpress or stores like that solds it one day.
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    I made a lifting support and jack stands. ...

    I made a lifting support and jack stands.

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    386690 Width can be adjusted between 570 to 800 mm. Allows optimal placing for the support.

    Skirt lifting pads are made from rubber....
  6. Thank you Grahame. I have done manu cuts with...

    Thank you Grahame.
    I have done manu cuts with it now. Just clamp liner or try square to the plate and cut.

    In my my grinder, distance from the wheel to the the edge of guide, is 24mm.
    When i...
  7. Very simple angle grinder cutting guide

    This is a very simple angle grinder cutting guide for 125mm ( 5" ) angle grinder.
    Its made in first place, to help cutting pipes, welded mesh or rebars on hard to reach places.
    But it helps in many...
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    More info:

    https://www.instructables.com/id/Roller-Support-Stand-With-Tilting-Rollers/
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    I found old drawer some time ago. Did frame for...

    I found old drawer some time ago.
    Did frame for it. So that i can bolt it to the floor under my workbench.
    Drawer is made from 2mm sheet and has supports under it. It handles easily weight of my...
  10. Making roller support stand with tilting arms

    Made a support stand for longer materials.
    This works with all shapes, box pipe, flat..
    And was easy & cheap to make.

    https://youtu.be/_iX12W0RlmQ

    https://youtu.be/_iX12W0RlmQ
  11. Thank you! Maybe it was because, this section...

    Thank you!

    Maybe it was because, this section is intented more videos than pictures.
    I just tough that it would be good to share pictures too.
  12. Found this Ridgid Matador vise from scrapyard....

    Found this Ridgid Matador vise from scrapyard.
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    After.
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    Stand was painted afterwards.
  13. 385909385910385911Additional jaws: This...

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    This clamp/vise fits under my my drillpress too.
    So, it can also be used when making holes to pipes, for example.
  14. Cutting bench / vise / clamp thingy

    Hi

    I made this kind of clamp thingy, mostly for to be able to clamp things when shaping them with angle grinder.

    Preview:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZMsWu0RuTI

    Full video:
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    I'll be back when i have made the drawings. I am...

    I'll be back when i have made the drawings. I am little slow with drawing..
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    Thank you very much! I tried to Google with...

    Thank you very much!
    I tried to Google with Finnish terms, and didn't find any.

    Luckily, in Finland. One is allowed to make a copy for personal use, even that the design is patented.
    You are...
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    Name this welding clamp?

    Some years ago, we found a clamp that we decided to copy.

    We made ten copies from it with my friend.
    Its great for lining pipes & axles for welding.
    It centers them automaticly, even if the...
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    That's actually one thing that depends only from...

    That's actually one thing that depends only from you.
    I have been 22 years as a welder, i like to use very thin leather gloves, whatever welding process i use.

    Ones that protects from the uv-...
  19. Yep. Those are cast steel. Also compressed during...

    Yep. Those are cast steel. Also compressed during the cast. Those Ridgid vises are really hard, but still strong ones.


    Weld plates are hardly ever absolutely straight.
    I used silicone between...
  20. Restoring a vise and making the stand for it

    I found quality vise from scrapyard.
    Condition wasn't what it could be, so i restored it.


    https://youtu.be/rrgs_XrbBkA
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    Thank you. Yes. He makes artworks using...

    Thank you.

    Yes. He makes artworks using cutlery and roses from sheet metals.

    Curved edges are used to make bends for longer sheets.
    Then you don't need to have so long horn. And it could be...
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    Thank you. I made a stand for it too. This...

    Thank you.

    I made a stand for it too.

    This is just a little experiment, if it has any help i will try it on bigger scale / replace sand with birdshots.

    Stand is hollow, and filled with sand....
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    Another one

    Made this as a birthday gift for a friend.

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    This is my newest anvil. Lenght 16" Made from...

    This is my newest anvil.

    Lenght 16"
    Made from a RR-track with angle grinder.
    Hardened in heat treating oven at my workplace.

    Shaped it for forming sheet metals. Like this:...
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    Yep. I don't make things for sale. Just want to...

    Yep. I don't make things for sale.
    Just want to try to make different stuff and sometimes i make a video about it. Once you have tried, you found it to be very easy task. It just takes little time...
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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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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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  43. Here is the finished random orbital bench sander...

    Here is the finished random orbital bench sander

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    https://youtu.be/xA19OKgciLA
  44. 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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  45. 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/
  46. 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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  47. 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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  50. 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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