I bought the inexpensive drillpress from Habor Freight with visions of doing all sorts of cool things with it. Unfortunately it’s just too small to do anything but be a drillpress. It just wasn’st tall enough to effeciently use my Cross Slide Vise, or my Tubing Notcher. So begins the process of figuring out a way to make those things work, or accept the fact that I had wasted a LOT of money.
A nerd at heart, and research junkie. Just thought I would post a shot of what my computer worstation / jewelry workbench looks like. Keep in mind that this is just 1 of my 5 computers….! A resolution to any problem is just a google search away.
The right tool is 75% of the job, and every now and then there comes a time when you just don’t have the right tool. Thats when you have to make it! Take this 3 prong earring holder. I love the 3 prong look, but they are the hardest damn things to hold.
In following thru with the effort to document MUCH more of what I do throughout the days and weeks, I turned to one of the best new publications I have seen in quite some time, Make Magazine. With a little inspiration from one of Make’s articles, I constructed this mount for my bench. Now it is a trivial job to photogragh, step by step, all that happens on the business end of my workplace…!