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Turning a Cement Pen (no lathe)

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Turning pens made from cement, genius right? My original idea was just to pull the aggregate out of concrete and use that mixed with water for some pen blanks. You can see I wasn’t very optimistic because I poured enough for 6 pens and none of them came through alive. Luckily I had poured some other blanks in anticipation of …

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Cement USB Hub

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This is part of the USB Hub Challenge. Check out Giaco Whatever’s channel – this all started with his Cement USB Hub build on the Make Magazine channel. There was a lot of animosity in response to that video, so a bunch of us decided to get together and turn it into something positive. Be sure to check out the …

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Concrete & Upcycled Glass Lamps

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There is another studio next door to me that is a glass blowing shop. Sometimes they will throw away their scrap colored glass, so that’s how I was able to find this stuff in the dumpster. The lighting used is an RGB LED flood light. See the link below for the product I used. Both of these are able to …

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The Facet Table

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Don’t worry my irritable devotees, full build video forthcoming! There were too many worthy adversaries in the challenge that I didn’t make the cut. That’s good news for you though, here is the teaser for your viewing pleasure, young chap. The cabinet is made from 3/4″ poplar plywood with 1/4″ oak plywood on the back. The drawers use the same …