How to Build a Japanese Hand Plane

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Japanese-Hand-Plane/   A Japanese hand plane is also known as a Kanna. The major difference from western planes is the Japanese plane is pulled, not pushed. The plane is made of either Japanese red or white oak, while the blade is a lamination of hard iron to softer iron. I will be making a smoothing […]

1.6W Laser Cutter and Engraver by hpb in lasers

http://www.instructables.com/id/16W-Laser-Cutter-and-Engraver/?ALLSTEPS   I made this laser engraver mostly for cutting stencils for my PCBs but its applications are limited only by your imagination and the laser power. Most PCBs today have SMD components. You can solder these by placing the solder paste with a syringe on each pad but thats time consuming and not to […]