How to make your own hand guards

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by timdog, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. timdog

    timdog a.k.a. Josh

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  2. Bird76Mojo

    Bird76Mojo Bird is the word

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    Great idea! You did an awesome job with your editing in that video too! Looks almost like the kids made them...

    GB :D
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  3. ride-n-the world

    ride-n-the world out of place adv rider

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    That a great video and spectacular results....Thanks for posting it, I will be tinkering with it at some point.:deal
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  4. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Outstanding!:thumb

    Well made, informative, and supremely entertaining! Great work by the kids!:deal

    Jim :brow
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  5. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    It's so easy a child could do it. :thumb

    Great job!
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    scooteraug02 Dog Rancher

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    <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/dX5KxUm0Pf4&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/dX5KxUm0Pf4&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>

    That was awesome. Just as cool as the carbon fiber how tos.

    What kind of plastic can you do that with?
    Wonder if you could make a gas tank for a vintage bike using that technique.

    On the youtube page right of the video it says "Embed" Copy and paste to your post and you get the above.
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  7. Flydog

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    I just loved your vid. Not only from the perspective of me learning something but the example of fine parenting. Spending time like that with your kids is valuable for both of you. They will grow up being able to take care of themselves. Enjoy them, I know you have heard it before but they grow up fast. My daughter is going into the Air Force next month...not quite ready to let her go. Thanks again!
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  8. timdog

    timdog a.k.a. Josh

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    Thanks for the feedback. I think you could use other types of plastic. I made a set of white ones from a drywall bucket. That seemed to work fine also.
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  9. GS Addict

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    freeflow get in or go in

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    excellent and diligent.
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  11. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    OUTSTANDING! I love the short people helping you in the shop!
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  12. fritzcoinc

    fritzcoinc Enjoying my last V8

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    Good Job!
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  13. BSullivan

    BSullivan 2 wheel star

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    Very cool. Question, does it matter what kind of plastic you use in the oven?
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  14. 30Bones

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    Glad I stumbled upon this. Not that I will ever do it, but it was very cool to see. :1drink
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  15. Ben99r1

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    Just the same way they make them in China. Using child labor.:rofl
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  16. TARider

    TARider Been here awhile

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    Franco Acerbis. Watch out!! The kids are here!! :rofl
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  17. DirtyOldMan

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    Those are some talented youngsters.
    Y'know, I could use some help in my cabinet shop.
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  18. Inane Cathode

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    Wow, its so easy! Even a child could do it!

    (Teach your kids to cut away from themselves and especially fingers btw dont ask me how i know this :1drink)
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  19. 2.0 dogs

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    Dang, you guys don't know an elf when you see one? Probably some of Santa's crew.
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  20. GreaseMonkey

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    Great video! (Though I am surprised that no one has given you a hard time for letting your son use the table saw without eye protection!)
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