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DIY Tools

DIY Tools
19 May 2014
By far my most involved DIY tool has got to be my plasma cutter which I built from scratch to my own design.
10 May 2014 ·   6 years ago
...now all my hammers are safely stored ready for use
10 May 2014 ·   6 years ago
...and then welded them to the stand...
10 May 2014 ·   6 years ago
...but it needed somewhere to keep my hammers so I made up a ring of offcuts from some tube...
10 May 2014 ·   6 years ago
...I can also use it as a stand for my swag rollers...
26 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
Another shot of my beating stand. This takes a variety of different dollys...
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...then flip the part over and using a hammer dress in the fold to get a perfect square edge.
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...just slip the metal in and bend with your hands using the bar as a lever...
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
This tool is great - it makes it easy to bend flanges in...
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
Another great sheet metal tool - a flange bender (I used to use an adjustable wrench)
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...my tucking fork in action.
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
DIY tucking fork. There's many designs for these - here's mine...
21 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...weld on some pipe and a bit of RHS to support your stakes.
18 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
My DIY tinmans stakes stand - take an old brake drum...
18 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...and grind a nice edge on it. Perfect chisel for bodywork - splitting and panels plus can also be used as a pry bar.
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...take it out when it's cooled...
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...quench it in an oil bath (should really be clean oil BTW)
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
...then using some tongs...
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
DIY Chisel - heat up to cherry red...
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
DIY Spot weld drill made from ordinary twist drill.
12 April 2014 ·   6 years ago
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