Tag Archives: welding
Making a Power Wheels Racer at FamiLAB!
For this year’s Maker Faire Orlando, I decided to make a power wheels racer. It was an amazing adventure that anyone who can, should absolutely participate in! Keep scrolling to see a photo log of how it was made and photos from the event! If you have any questions about what was done or how it was done, feel free to ask in the comment section at the end of the post.
Metal Shop Organization: Lathe Tool Rack
Shortly after having finished the toolholder for the R8/Bridgeport and Cat40/HAAS toolholders (Blog post here!), I was feeling inspired to do something similar on our lathe. I wanted as simple a tool storage solution as possible while remaining within reach. I usually put the tool holders in the drawers under the lathe, but that is slow and inconvenient when enthusiastically machining things. As a result, I usually end up setting them in the chip tray underneath the lathe or on the headstock to the left of the chuck. The problem […]