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Old 08-02-2017, 07:07 PM
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Not sure if this is the right category, but this guy made a really useful shoe accessory for a small angle grinder. Made it more like a hand-held circular saw.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKK9...ature=youtu.be
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Old 08-02-2017, 07:46 PM
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Looks pretty handy, should be a good project for Rufus.
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I like, creative ! Need, the mother of invention ( or modification in this case ).
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I subscribed to his channel; looks like there may be some useful projects there.
Finnish (pretty sure that is what his surname suggests) ingenuity at work.
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I subscribed also.
I truly am in awe of this bloke's skills. He appears to be a professional metal worker but has a design an artistic flair as well.
The fit and finish is on par with a manufactured product.

No doubt we will see it copied by Asia some time soon

He taken the angle grinder to saw conversion / mod a few steps further.

As someone who has no means to cut sheet metal accurately I think he has made a very versatile unit.
I am most impressed.

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Most of those conversions are very far the wrong side of sketchy. That one looks great though, particularly as mentioned for cutting sheet metal straight.
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... very far the wrong side of sketchy. ...
Like this lawn mower my Thai bro-in-law made?

https://www.facebook.com/malisa.linn...3829901439256/
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Wow !

8 whole dollars, and it's skinny-er.

https://www.harborfreight.com/safety...ers-61680.html

Let me think here...Spend $8, or an afternoon cobbling up an inferior one.....
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Wow !

8 whole dollars, and it's skinny-er.

https://www.harborfreight.com/safety...ers-61680.html

Let me think here...Spend $8, or an afternoon cobbling up an inferior one.....


Sorry Doug, but I think the one he cobbled up is vastly superior to the $8 Harbor freight one. The $8 one seem like it would work for what it was intended for, but the one in the video will do more than just turn it into a circular saw wannbe.


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