|Project by Gabe C.||posted 01-05-2012 05:26 PM||4208 views||3 times favorited||14 comments|
So in the interest of turning in any collected aluminum for cash, I decided that I needed to build a can crusher. I found this post on here (Thanks for the idea and inspiration!) http://lumberjocks.com/projects/48919 and so proceeded to make my own. It was an interesting project in the sense that it involved more hardware combined with the wood than I have probably done before. It ended up coming out a bit sloppy but it is functional and I am happy. Looking forward to the novelty of the kids crushing their soda cans.
And to all you guys out there struggling with drilling straight through dowels with your drill press…feel fortunate that you HAVE a drill press.
Here are the plans that I found on the web:
-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...