Free 50 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Andy from Workshopshed Workshopshed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    North London, UK
    Posts
    192
    Thanks
    120
    Thanked 124 Times in 81 Posts

    Angle Grinder Box

    I made the angle grinder box to stop the mice from chewing through the cable on the grinder. I designed the pattern for the box using Fusion360 and the sheet metal module. The folding was done by hand with help from some wooden blocks and a hammer. The joints were silver soldered and some handles were riveted on. I styled it as an ammo box and added some stencilled lettering.

    The whole thing was written up as a tutorial for HackSpace magazine, I don't think I'd have put quite so much effort in had it not been off for publication.

    Angle Grinder Box-metalbox15finishedbox.jpg Angle Grinder Box-metalbox05flatpattern.png

    Angle Grinder Box-grinderbox.jpg

    https://workshopshed.com/2018/02/hac...zine-projects/
    Last edited by Workshopshed; 03-11-2018 at 03:27 AM.
    Andy from Workshopshed
    "Making and repairing things in a shed at the bottom of the garden"
    workshopshed.com

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Workshopshed For This Useful Post:

    Komo (03-11-2018), PJs (03-12-2018), rossbotics (03-11-2018), Seedtick (03-11-2018), toma (03-12-2018), Tuomas (03-11-2018)

  3. #2
    Soikkeli Tuomas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Jyväskylä Finland
    Posts
    342
    Thanks
    236
    Thanked 542 Times in 193 Posts
    Looks cool and well build.

  4. #3
    Andy from Workshopshed Workshopshed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    North London, UK
    Posts
    192
    Thanks
    120
    Thanked 124 Times in 81 Posts
    Cheers, I redid some of the joints that weren't holding so it should be mice proof.
    Andy from Workshopshed
    "Making and repairing things in a shed at the bottom of the garden"
    workshopshed.com

  5. #4
    Content Editor DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,072
    Thanks
    305
    Thanked 601 Times in 543 Posts
    Thanks Andy! We've added your Angle Grinder Storage Box to our Storage and Organization category, as well as to your builder page: Workshopshed's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 50 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    50 Must Read Homemade Tools

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    Workshopshed (03-15-2018)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •