A few more shop made tools

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Project by drfixit posted 10-18-2009 06:11 PM 4371 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few more shop tools I made. First is the router table, I used 2 layers of 3/4”mdf topped with 1/4” diamond plate aluminum which i turned upside down and polished the back side.
The second is my pen press for putting ink pens together. I used some left over red oak. The lever handle is some tubing from an old crutch.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#1 posted 10-18-2009 06:39 PM

Some very nice shop tools well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-18-2009 07:16 PM

i like the pen press i may make 1 for my daughter
thanks for posting and sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#3 posted 10-18-2009 10:32 PM

I love your pen press. Thanks for sharing. One more in my todo list.



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#4 posted 10-18-2009 11:21 PM

What did you use to cut out the diamond plate?

-- Ken, Florida,

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#5 posted 10-19-2009 01:34 AM

Nice table. I like your pen press.

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#6 posted 10-19-2009 01:37 AM

I had a local machine shop cut it into 2 peices for me.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#7 posted 10-19-2009 11:09 AM

Sweet job.

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