Retro auto tool cabinets

Both cabinets made from recycled stuffs.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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Slotted angle and Dexion for the framework.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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An assortment of car badges collected over the years.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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Each cabinet is 1’x1’x3′ (300mm x 300mm x 915mm).

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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This perspex had been hanging about for decades, finally found a spot.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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The wood is pine & machined from an old packing crate.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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The backs are from some old 5 gallon oil cans.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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I sprayed the shelves.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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Used for storing retro auto tooling.

knoba - retro auto tool cabinets

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Materials (per unit):
2 x 1'x3' shelving sheets
2 x 1'x1' side shelving sheets
4 x 1"x2"x3' unequal slotted angle
4 x 1"x2"x1'unequal slotted angle
2 x 1'x1/4"x19" polycarbonate sheet
1 x 5gal oil drum skin
2 x 1 1/2"x1"x3' soft wood
Danish oil
6 x 8x1" countersunk woodscrews
8 x 1/4"x1" nuts, bolts & washers
Paint
Selection of badges
Strong double sided tape

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Dexion – Slotted angle

3m – Super strong double sided attachment tape

Paints4trade – Direct To Metal Paint

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Electric Guitar

20 year old incomplete project, found on freecycle.
knoba - electric guitar - 01

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It finally has a voice and a lovely, unique, sound range.
knoba - electric guitar - 02

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Fodic neck.
knoba - electric guitar - 03

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I’ve done a lot to this guitar to get it up; hand beaten stainless steel jack port…
knoba - electric guitar - 04

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Custom electrics; 3 x dpdt phase reversal switches, hi & lo tone controls.
knoba - electric guitar - 05

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Non-magmetic 3 series stainless steel, all inlayed.
knoba - electric guitar - 06

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New house guitar. Have some wood inlay to do & more wood carving.
knoba - electric guitar - 07

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A first for me. Wood inlays (white oak)
knoba - electric guitar

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Switches are 3 position DPDT (down = out of phase, centre = off, up = on)
knoba - electric guitar

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304 stainless made from sheet
knoba - electric guitar

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Body is dark red meranti.
knoba - electric guitar

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Depth spotted with drill and chiselled flat, hide glued.
knoba - electric guitar

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Closing trim
knoba - electric guitar

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knoba - electric guitar

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EMG – musical instrument pickups

knoba – Electric Guitar – 2017.dxf

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Interior van handles

Van tidy-up; out with the old…
knoba - vandles

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200mm x 25mm x 6mm 304 stainless steel ‘vandles’.
knoba - vandles

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200mm x 25mm x 6mm 304 stainless steel ‘vandles’.
knoba - vandles

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Ford transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

Original gear lever assembly
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Pin and spherical part (some chrome alloy) may have been brazed
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Welded & machined assembly adds an extra 20mm to the selector end
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Gearbox housing spacer cast and machined from aluminium
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Completed assembly reduces top-end throws from 6″, to 4″ ~ 33% reduction.
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba – metal casting furnace

knoba – ball turning fixture for lathe

Wiki – Lever

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Screwdriver Rack

Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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Screwdriver Rack

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knoba – Screwdriver Rack – 2014.dxf (link below)
Screwdriver Rack

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Perspex – Fluorescent Cast Acrylic Neptune Blue 7T97

knoba – Screwdriver Rack – 2014.dxf

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Sand blasting enclosure

Finished enclosure
Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Filter section from freecycle tumble drier with siliconed 45 micron stainless steel mesh
Sand blasting enclosure

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Drum recycled from garage workshop
Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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Sand blasting enclosure

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knoba – Sand blasted transit brake drums

knoba – Made a pressure pot sand blaster

Hammerite – Direct to Rust Metal Paint

MeshDirect – Woven Stainless Steel Wire 300 Mesh 0.045mm

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Metal horse for metal working

Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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Metal horse for metal working

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knoba – Metal Horse – 2010.dxf

Forum – mig-welding.co.uk

Hammerite – Direct to Rust Metal Paint

Wilton – 1550 High-Visibility Safety 5” Vise with Swivel Base

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