This video series shows the build of a Homemade Bandsaw Mill from Start to finish.The design for the saw is a good one, in that it was rock solid as it was making the cuts. Making the saw itself move as opposed to moving the wood through it would really make the build a lot more complex. Beefing up the frame to resist movement (chatter) while cutting through 16″ of hard maple would be difficult, especially if the height was also adjustable.Using a stick to lever the wood through the saw was a very good way to regulate a steady feed rate and took little effort.
For serious cutting in green, thick hardwood, a 2hp motor doesn’t really “cut” it. To make the cutting more efficient (read faster), the blade speed should be very high – as high as 6000 fpm – and a motor that size doesn’t have the power. A 6-8 hp gas engine would be much better
- How to build a Powerful Solar Powered Homemade Air Conditioner. Blows cool air for hours.This video shows the build of a Homemade Powerful ice-based air cooler that can hold large ice-blocks (up to 50lbs) and blows cool air for hours.This can be powered by 12v solar panel, 12v battery or wall current (w/ 12v ac/dc transformer).This is made using a plastic tote, 2 lighted 80mm 12v computer case fans (blue-lit/but choose your color) and 3 pvc couplers (1.5" threaded).Tote is from walmart, fans from fry's electronics/amazon and pvc couplers from home depot/lowes. When fully loaded w/ice it significantly cools an area of 8x10 to 10x10 for several hours.The fans can be easily removed/or exchanged, (any 80mm fan works so you can run different colored ones, unlighted ones, ones of different speeds etc...anytime you want)
- DIY Video : How to build an Off Grid DIY 12 Volt Washing Machine from junk parts and pieces laying around
- DIY Video:How to build a Homemade Super Efficient Portable Rocket Mass Heater from reclaimed and repurposed items and save upto 80% on your heating bills.