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Band Saw Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended table for a band saw; the increased work surface makes it easier for a person with unsteady hands or arms to slide or balance large pieces of wood to be cut. Extended band saw table made of 3/4 inch plywood. Includes drawing and diagram with measurements. COMMENTS: For further information contact Dr Ken Brewelheide, Department of Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Guger

Countersink Holding Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Drill press guide is designed to achieve accurate control of the countersinking process for those with limited hand function. To construct the fixture, a small cradle is welded to a piece of steel tubing with a U shaped strip welded to the opposite end. A clamp holds the countersink in the cradle. The U shaped strap guides the drill press without interfering with its normal action. Includes illustration. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Aikens, T; Wat

Diy Drill Guard

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself drill guide for an individual with low-vision. The DIY drill guide is created using an empty spool of thread or a sewing machine bobbin. First mark the spot to be drilled by making a "start hole" with an awl, nail, or ice pick. Next place the drill bit through the spool or bobbin and align the point of the bit with the start hole. With the drill in the "off" position, place the flat end of the spool or bobbin firmly against

Dremel 580 4 Inch Tilt Arbor Motorized Table Saw

Table saw with 4 inch blade cuts up to 1 inch stock at 90 degree and 3/ 4 inch at 45 degrees. Will make all cuts the big saws do: rip, cross, chamfer, bond, mortise, tongue and groove.

Dremel 730 Disc Belt Sander

Disc or belt sander shapes, sands, polishes, cleans and sharpens most wood, metals and plastics. Use 5 inch disc for rough sanding and shaping. Belt for finish sanding, sharpening and polishing.

Dremel Moto Tool (Models 275, 285, 395, & 850)

Moto-Tool contains high speed motor (up to 30,000 r.p.m.) for grinding, cutting, sanding, drilling, carving, polishing and more.

Drill Press Accessible To A Wheelchair Bound Worker.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Drill press that can be used by someone in a wheelchair. Describes a drill press adapted by lowering and tilting it toward the rear to make it accessible to and more easily usable by a person in a wheelchair. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For further information contact: Leonard L Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas 67208. REC funded by NIHR grant G008005053.

Drill Press Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended table and clamps to hold pieces of various sizes, to enable a person with unsteady hands to operate a drill press. Drill press table extender made of 3/4 inch plywood, hold down rails and 5 inch C clamps. Includes drawing and diagram with measurements. COMMENTS: For further information contact Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking.

Drill Press Handle Modification.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Use of a large spherical knob on one of the three arms of a drill press handle to enable a person with limited hand dexterity to operate the drill press. Describes use of a 3 inch aluminum sphere threaded to match the threads on a drill press handle arm as a substitute for one of the smaller knobs originally on the handle. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Barker, D; McGuinness, J; Breault, J P TITLE: Problem Solving With Rehabil

Drill Press Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Work holding jig to uniformly position location of object to be drilled by a blind operator. Work holder is placed in drill press vice, positioned so drill bit will center and drill desired location. Includes drawing of assembly. May be available from developer for $25, template cut to customer design. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employ

Drill Press Sanding Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to a drill press sanding jig to enable its use by a person with one arm or limited use of one arm. Describes adaptation involving a large plywood working table that enables a sanding drum to extend below the table. It also includes a spring balanced foot feed. Lists materials and includes drawings. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Mo

Drilling Jig For Improved Accuracy.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jig for positioning items when using a drill press. The jig assists in positioning parts for accurate drilling. It is made with a simple angle iron support to keep it level and a fixed stop to assure the hole will be drilled in the same at the same angle each time. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Charles Eckles, Independent Consultant, CA Dept. of Rehab. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education

Foot Operated Power Mitre Saw.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Foot operated lever for a power mitre saw enables it to be used by someone with one arm or limited use of one arm. Describes a supplementary foot operated lever consisting of a plywood cutting base, a foot rod and a foot operated sewing machine switch. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworki

Modified Air Chisel.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Workplace modification which provides the function of hammering to an individual with limited upper extremity function. Modification of commercially available compressor and air chisel. Air chisel is suspended above work station by a commercially available balancer. Trigger valve of the chisel is removed, and an electric solenoid valve is attached to the output of the compressor. The solenoid valve is operated by a foot-actuated ribbon switch. Then it

Moto Tool Holder (Model 2217)

Table top stand with attachment for holding and locking Dremel power tools into position. Allows use of both hands on work piece. General use product.

Power Saw Guard, Jig, Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modifications to a woodworking station to provide a power saw blade guard, an assembly jig for plywood boxes and a positioner guide for a pneumatic stapler, to enable a blind person to work quickly and safely. Describes modifications consisting of replacing a swing-up blade guard with a fixed wooden shroud, making a framework around which a box could be quickly assembled, and a guide attached to the pneumatic stapler tip. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: De

Radial Arm Assist Device For Hand Held Tools.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Frame to hold a drill or powered hand drill perpendicular to a work surface while allowing the operator freedom of movement. Describes a device which converts a hand drill into a radial arm drill to allow the user to position and hold the tool. The device involves a constructed turntable with a screw jack system which allows the whole system to be elevated as required; drawer slides held together with a welded assembly to provide torque resistance; and

Spindle Drilling Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture is modified to allow person with use of one hand, and limited reach and stamina to operate a drill press. Fixture is designed with spindle positioned at 45 degree angle to work surface. Spindle is supported by V blocks and an adjustable end stop. A lever clamp holds the spindle in the V blocks. A pneumatically driven power feed drill is used to perform drilling operation. Includes diagram. COMMENTS: For further information contact Cerebral Pals

Table Saw Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture helps overcome difficulty in operating power equipment by persons with unsteadiness of hands or arms. This board fixture slides in the table saw mitre slots. The workpiece is safely held in place with a fence clamp arrangement. The movable cutting table is made of 3/4 inch plywood. Rails and handles are made of hardwood. COMMENTS: Developed by Dr Ken Bruwelheide Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Boze

Table Saw Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Used by a blind person to set the width of the fence from the saw blade. Device is made from plastic pipes cut into different lengths from 1/2 inch to 8 inches. A file is used to mark the size of each (e.g., 4 grooves indicates 4 inches). The proper size pipe is placed against the saw blade and the fence is moved against the opposite end. Includes picture. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Russ Gage, 4820 South 20th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414

 
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