- Occidental Leather 5589 Electrician’s Tool Case (* more info here)
- Occidental Leather 5035 LG H.D. 3-inch Ranger Work Belt (pick your size)
- Knipex 09 02 240 SBA 9.5-Inch Ultra-High Leverage Lineman’s Pliers
- Knipex 2612200 8-Inch Long Nose Pliers with Cutter
- Klein Tools J206-8C Wire Stripper Pliers, Spring Loaded
- (2 of these) Knipex 8702250 10-Inch Cobra Pliers
- Klein Tools 2100-7 Electrician Scissors, Nickel Plated
- Klein Tools 44200 Cable Splicer’s Knife, 6-1/2-Inch
- Klein Tools D509-8 Adjustable Wrench with Extra-Wide Jaw, 8-Inch
- Knipex 7402200 8-Inch High Leverage Diagonal Cutters
- Klein Tools 32290 Multi-Bit Screwdriver with Storage 15-Piece
- Klein Tools 603-4 Screwdriver, #2 Phillips Tip, 8-Inch
- Klein Tools 602-6, 5/16-Inch Keystone-Tip Screwdriver, 6-Inch Heavy Duty Round
- Klein Tools 605-6, 1/4-Inch Cabinet-Tip Screwdriver, Heavy Duty, 6-Inch
- Klein Tools 601-6 3/16′-inch Cabinet-Tip Screwdriver, 6-inch
- I haven’t been happy with the Klein tool pouch for years (since they changed the design of the third pocket). I plan to swap over to this Occidental “case” instead. If you want the “equivalent” Klein pouch they sell now, here’s the link: Klein Tools 5190 10-Pocket Tool Pouch and its belt Klein Tools 5705 PowerLine Web Work Belt.
My wife is using epoxy to encapsulate decals she makes and applies to different items like water coolers and cups. To keep the epoxy smooth—without drips—she needs to keep the item rotating until it sets up.
She was manually rotating the items for long periods of time to the point that she was sore from the effort, not to mention how time-consuming it was. I decided to build a machine to take over for her. What I came up with is in th picture above.
It uses a full-voltage (120V, 10 RPM) microwave oven motor to rotate a shaft. The shaft is held in place by two “bushings” made from Baltic Birch plywood mounted to a base made from the same material. Below is a photo album showing the build process: