Category Archives: Make

How to Make a Fitness Tracker Tricker

This is how I made a machine to trick a fitness tracker (pedometer) into thinking you are walking without having to actually walk. It’s completely ridiculous but makes me smile.

Free planshttp://Makify.com/plans/Fitness_Tracker_Tricker_Plans.pdf

4-bar Linkage Simulatorhttp://dynref.engr.illinois.edu/aml.html

Supplies & Tools:
Table saw – http://amzn.to/2iaJmgT
Drill press – http://amzn.to/2zhhLln
Drill/driver – http://amzn.to/2x8C5Ub
Rockwell circular saw – http://amzn.to/2vHfvUs
Band saw – http://amzn.to/2vHJNa0
Miter Box – http://amzn.to/2ibUqdE
1 1/2″ forstner bit – http://amzn.to/2iV2Y8i
6-32 tap and bit – http://amzn.to/2zD8KWd
12v 60rpm motor – http://amzn.to/2ibP5mR
12v 2A power supply – http://amzn.to/2yyXxCY
Switch(es) – http://amzn.to/2AHNNHN
Mounting tape – http://amzn.to/2yAF8Fx
Epoxy – http://amzn.to/2oQs2yy
Rubber feet – http://amzn.to/2ziiYc7

Makify2 – http://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – http://twitter.com/Makify1

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How to Make a Spinning Spice Rack

This is how I made a spice rack that spins.

Free planshttp://www.Makify.com/plans/Spinning_Spice_Rack_Plans.pdf

Related Videos:
Circle Cutting Jig – https://youtu.be/7ZWn7gvlW1s
Dremel Router Base – https://youtu.be/1xpWCpvsoEU

Supplies & Tools:
Circular saw – http://amzn.to/2xBM9tx
Band saw – http://amzn.to/2ymqHIV
Drill guide – http://amzn.to/2zhPAm9
2″ Forstner bit – http://amzn.to/2xBCNch
Drill press – http://amzn.to/2zhhLln
1 3/4″ Forstner bit – http://amzn.to/2xBju2T
Sanding drums & disks – http://amzn.to/2xAFDDf
Dremel rotary tool – http://amzn.to/2z3kSMR
Random orbit sander – http://amzn.to/2hEyeYD
Wood glue – http://amzn.to/2xVPqSX
4″ lazy susan bearing – http://amzn.to/2gfjEub
Shellac – http://amzn.to/2zj0LuW
Rubber bumpers – http://amzn.to/2ziiYc7

Makify2http://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreonhttp://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shophttp://Makify.etsy.com
Twitterhttp://twitter.com/Makify1

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How to Make Table Saw and Work Carts

This is how I made two wheeled carts, one for my new table saw and one to act as an outfeed table or workbench. They were cheap and easy to build.

Free Plans:
http://www.Makify.com/stuff/Saw_and_Work_Carts_Plans.pdf

Supplies & Tools:
Six 2x4s
One quarter sheet 3/4″ plywood
One quarter sheet 1/2″ plywood
2 1/2″ screws – http://amzn.to/2k0O84h
Locking casters 2″ – http://amzn.to/2xCQevO
Rockwell circular saw – http://amzn.to/2vHfvUs
Speed square – http://amzn.to/2xDplaW
Table Saw – http://amzn.to/2xI7sbC
Drill/driver – http://amzn.to/2x8C5Ub
Countersink set – http://amzn.to/2xDbmlr

Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

Makify2 – http://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – http://twitter.com/Makify1

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How to Make a Bat House

This is how I made a four-chambered bat house for my sister.

Free Plans:
http://www.Makify.com/stuff/Bat_House_Plans.pdf

More Information on Bat Houses:
Bat House Builder’s Handbook – http://batweek.org/pdfs/make_bathouse/BHBuildersHdbk13_Online.pdf
Bat Conservation International – http://www.batcon.org/resources/getting-involved/bat-houses

Supplies & Tools:
Primer – https://www.lowes.com/pd/Valspar-Exterior-Latex-Primer-Actual-Net-Contents-32-fl-oz/3087681
Stain – http://www.homedepot.com/p/BEHR-Premium-1-qt-Deep-Base-Solid-Color-Waterproofing-Stain-and-Sealer-501304/300845942
Wood glue – http://amzn.to/2v5JlOX
Caulk – http://amzn.to/2vMymw8
Roof sealant – http://amzn.to/2vHfvUs
Rockwell circular saw – http://amzn.to/2vHfvUs
Angle gauge – http://amzn.to/2w6Hy0Q
Band saw – http://amzn.to/2vHJNa0
Pull saw – http://amzn.to/2v6m27S
Caulk gun – http://amzn.to/2vMZk6w
Drill/driver – http://amzn.to/2x8C5Ub
Countersink set – http://amzn.to/2vHozsK
Box knife – http://amzn.to/2vMOspt

Makify2 – http://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – http://twitter.com/Makify1

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How to Make Fishing Rod Hangers

I made some simple wooden hangers so I could put my fishing rods on the wall.

Free Plans: http://www.Makify.com/stuff/Fish_Rod_Hangers_Plans.pdf

Supplies & Tools:
Picture Hanging Strips – http://amzn.to/2tjJB0L

How to Make a Mini Router Table – https://youtu.be/bJNTUlcGARA

Makify2 – https://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – https://twitter.com/Makify1

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How to Make a Simple Leather Bracelet

This is how I made a leather bracelet for my wife for our wedding anniversary.

Supplies & Tools:
Hole Punch Set – http://amzn.to/2silaeK
Stitching/Lacing Chisels – http://amzn.to/2tiohbC
Dead Blow Hammer – https://www.harborfreight.com/2-1-2-half-lb-neon-orange-dead-blow-hammer-41798.html
Embroidery Thread – http://amzn.to/2signtL
Beeswax – http://amzn.to/2sN28ko
Embroidery Needle – http://amzn.to/2tgGm9u
Snap, Line 20 – http://amzn.to/2sih0DD
Snap Setter, Line 20 – http://amzn.to/2sigghX
Anvil – http://amzn.to/2tgKPcn
Wood Burning Tool – http://amzn.to/2tgUSyl

How to Make a Stitching Pony – https://youtu.be/eHDPGwmpSlk

Makify2 – https://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Twitter – https://twitter.com/Makify1
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com

Leather Bracelet

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Stitching Pony

This is how I made a quick and easy stitching pony that can hold leather pieces while stitching or can act as a general purpose third hand to hold small projects so you can work on them with both your hands.

My knob design on Thingiverse – http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2298409

Makify2 – https://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – https://twitter.com/Makify1

Stitching Pony

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