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Stackable magnetic soldering clamp

I got tired of my metal soldering clamps destroying the small wires I use on my projects, so I decided to model a simple magnetic version that fits my needs better. These are stackable for holding multiple wires simultaneously, and incorporate a print-in-place hinge to make the assembly simpler. I published the model here: https://www.printables.com/model/749606-stackable-magnetic-soldering-clamp

Band File band holder

Milwaukee finally released an M12 band file. I had been waiting for it for ages, so I of course bought one straight away when it was available. As I had already made magnetic holders for the M12 angled straight grinder, it was a no-brainer for me to model a nice holder for the band file…

Metalworker’s Pacifier

I was too cheap to buy a new chip collector, and I didn’t like the fact that I would need to use two hands to release the chips. As I had some leftover neodymium magnets from an old project, I decided that I’ll spend my Saturday night to design one that would fit my needs….

Restoration of an ancient metal brake

I got an old metal brake from the family of an old machinist who had passed away. It stood in my workshop for almost an year, but I finally restored it and added a new handle to it to make it functional again. The brake was painted with machine enamel paint, so it should last…

Magnetic blowtorch holder

I’m continuing my mission of making my little workspace as user friendly as possible. The goal is to have all the most used tools easily accessible from my usual working position. This time I re-used my WD-40 holder design and made a blowtorch holder. 3d printed and with three magnets to keep the can in…

Magnetic Roloc holder

With a small workshop, little improvements are very noticeable. With these it’s much easier to switch disks and everything is within my arms reach. I designed two versions; one for 2” discs and another longer one for 3” discs. You can find the files for this project here: https://www.printables.com/model/295353-magnetic-holder-for-6mm-and-14-635mm-rolocs

WD40 can holder

Yesterday I had the final straw when I was going to clean my welding table and the damn WD-40 can was nowhere to be found again. I went back to the house and after an hour this contraption had been designed. It took 13 hours to print and now hopefully I remember to put the…

Metal Twister

I got tired of making twists manually. Even though the twists looked good most of the time, it was very difficult to keep the bar straight if the twist was on a longer area. With this I’m able to do up to 1 meter long twists and they turn out perfect every single time. Build…

New welding table and adapting my garage for metalworking

I had been planning to adapt my garage for metalworking for some time already, and finally I got lucky and found a used tabletop. A small fabrication company was selling it and they had used it as a basic welding table already earlier, so it had the four legs welded on already. So that was…