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Lathe Stand Plans

Here’s my 5-foot adaptation of the lathe stand from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJZycw5NUF8 (Thanks Keith!) Here’s what it took for supplies: (1) 4×8  3/4 birch plywood (7) 2×6-8ft (3) 50lb bags of sand (had to fill trash 4 trash bags because 50lb bags too big)

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DIY Panoramic Tripod Head

Introduction You’re here because you want to take great panoramic shots, and you’re amazed by how expensive the off-the-shelf panoramic tripod heads cost, right? The key to a good panorama is to have your camera mounted such that the no-parallax point of

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DIY Lawn Bagger (for Fall Cleanup)

Last spring I purchased a lawn sweeper. It was very useful after I dethatched my lawn, but it proved less effective against the barrage of leaves this fall. I decided I’d try my hand at crafting a lawn mower bagger. The

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