Make Your Own Machinable Wax

Make Your Own Machinable Wax

For those of you who aren’t familiar with or don’t want to pay for machinable wax, this article on what it is and how you can easily make your own if you want to make your own should come in handy.

Some things about machinable wax

  • It can be a cheaper and better alternative to metal, making it ideal for when you create your prototypes.
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Making Particle Board Workbench Tops

This article describes how I make workbench tops using particle board.  I’ve been using this method for about 20 years with good results.  Although the next time I build a similar bench I may use a laminate counter top for two reasons, which I’ll explain later.

I don’t like benches that move, shake or vibrate. … Read the rest