steven popkes - diy tools

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Curiously enough, I'm just as interested in making my own tools as I am in making things with my own tools. Sort of building a toaster to make toast. You'd think I would like Unix more.

Anyway, here are a bunch of interesting links that I've found useful.

Tool and Tool Accessories Vendors

Harbor Freight

Micro-Mark

Homier

Enco 

Grizzly 

McMaster-Carr 

Victor Machinery Exchange 

 

Information

Virtual Machine Shop

Peace Corps: How to Make Tools 

Farm Blacksmithing

The Davistown Museum

Make Magazine 

HackZine

Instructables

 

Thickness/Drum sanders 

http://www.roberto-venn.com/Thickness%20sander.htm

http://www.warriorgroup.org/Thickness/

http://home.att.net/~ShipModelFAQ/ShopNotes/smf-SN-ThicknessSander.html

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13980

http://community.webshots.com/album/223700029vUZYCp

http://www.ukuleles.com/BuildingHowTo/sandthck.html

http://www.mimf.com/archives/thickness_sander2.htm

http://www.rockslide.org/drum%20sander.html   pdf 

http://www.woodcentral.com/articles/powertools/articles_528.shtml

http://www.moritzdesigns.com/sander/sander.html 


Wood Lathe 

MIMForum

 

Side Bending Machines

http://jcjonesguitars.netfirms.com/sidebend2.htm

http://www.cumpiano.com/Home/Newsletters/Issues/twentytwo.htm

http://www.lint.org/TechNotes/lowcostbender.html

http://www.pjguitar.com/sausag02.htm

http://buildyourguitar.com/resources/tips/foxbend.htm

http://www.ukuleles.com/BuildingHowTo/sidebend.html

 

Kits and Info

http://www.stockroomsupply.com/

http://www.joewoodworker.com/performax.htm

http://www.bgartforms.com/Kirjes_Sanding_Supplies.htm