• Homemade DSLR Rail System
    I wanted one of those fancy rail systems for my DSLR camera so I can do some more video work with my band. Turns out they cost a LOT of money, and I'm not down with spending a lot of money (especially when I can make all the parts myself and have the same thing - only better) :) Read More
  • Executive Tablet Stand
    I was looking for tablet holders that my wife could use in the kitchen to display her recipes while she was baking and I found a few nice one's but they were way too expensive. So I thought to my self "I can make that myself for a lot cheaper" - that's pretty much what I say to anything LOL Read More
  • Monster in a Box
    Here's a look at the Monster in a Box Halloween prop that I made. It uses a Parallax Propeller prototype board as it's "Brain" to control several different things - Check it out! Read More
  • Milling A Circuit Board
    I've been wanting to mill out a circuit board for a while now - finally got around to it! :) Read More
  • 4th Axis Tailstock
    I had made a tailstock for my 4th Axis a while back and it recently broke (it was made from MDF LOL) so here's how I made my new 4th Axis Tailstock that I made with my homemade Reprap 3D Printer! :) Read More
  • 3D Printed Planetary Gears V2.5
    Well in seeing how tough the previous 3D printed gears were, I broke them :) so they were not that tough! LOL So here's version 2.5 of the gears - I made everything beefier and also put two stages of planetary gears in there for more torque, less backlash, and just all around coolness :) Read More
  • 3D Printed Planetary Gears
    I wanted to try and print some planetary gears to try and make my 4th axis work better. Read More
  • RepRap - 3D Printer
    Here's my journey of building a Reprap 3d Printer. Took about two weeks to get to the point where I was printing and I am still tweaking things to get good prints but it's working well enough to share :) Read More
  • Homemade Bandsaw Bearing Guides
    Here's how I made my own bandsaw bearing guides from aluminum tubing and regular skate bearings - for like $20 :) Read More
  • Homemade Power Feed
    Using a Parallax Propeller Proto board and a Pololu Stepper Driver - I've built a home made power feed for my lathe / mill / drill - Check it out! Read More
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Welcome to BackyardWorkshop.com!

Backyard Workshop is a site for my various hobbies, including my homemade CNC machine, Reprap 3d printer, metalworking on my Enco 3-in1 machine, woodworking, aluminum casting, electronics, and more that I do in my garage in Clearwater, FL!

Please check out the most recent projects above and below you can find my blog posts. On the right there's a list of my most popular posts, or using the menu you should be able to find all that I have on here. if you have any questions - feel free to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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