For some time I've toyed with the idea of building my own cnc router, or perhaps a printer. The idea, of having a tool which allows me to fabricate parts using a computer to control the process, is pretty compelling.
I know there are topics for homemade tip ups, automatic fishermans, etc. I just thought we could wrap it all up in one by showing ANYTHING homemade that could save anyone money or make someones ice fishing trip easier.
Pretty rough looking, but I like the concept with the wire wheel for cleaning rust. Might make a modified version that can wrap around some rusty pipe workbench legs I've got to make cleaning them up easier.
Homesteaders may be interested in learning about Archimedes Screw water irrigation method as a way of delivering water up from a natural running water source up into their irrigation ditches to water crops. It can be hand cranked in an off the grid situa