Member Projects

Woodworking Workbench

January 26, 2024

The Spark The original woodworking workbench at Fox.Build was more of a table than a workbench. It had a plywood top that was sagging on both ends and it took up a majority of the floorspace in the woodshop. It didn’t have any of the features commonly found in a woodworking bench such as vises […]

Router Lift

Router Lift

June 8, 2023

The Spark We had a member request that we get a router lift, and also had member requests for a different router table configuration. The current router table was too tall once you clamped it to a workbench. So, we decided to get a router lift and mount it on the wing of the tablesaw. […]

Textile Art From Fabric Scraps

June 5, 2023

Member Chris created a stunning textile art quilt. Many hours and many fabric scraps came together to create an art piece worthy of its inspiration. 

Gift Bags And A Gift Bag

May 25, 2023

The Spark Sally wanted a pencil bag for her backpack, then went on to make gifts, and a gift bag for Mother’s Day The Things Supplies/Materials Cotton fabric pieces, less than 1/4 yard each Fusible interfacing Zippers Thread Tools Used Cutting Table & Mat Rotary Cutter Iron & Ironing Board Brother sewing machine The Process […]

Thermal Camera Demo

Thermal Camera

February 14, 2021

The Spark: I asked for a thermal camera sensor for my birthday so I could analyze electronic circuit hot-spots and also check my house for leaks. After getting this Thermal Camera I decided to build a case and write firmware to control it. The Things: MLX90640 Thermal Camera board Teensy microcontroller Custom made circuit board […]

Clamp Rack

Clamp Rack

November 14, 2020

The Spark: Our original clamp storage was very inconvenient and made it hard to get to the clamp you needed. The Things: Plywood or pressboard 4 casters 3/4″ long wood screws Tablesaw 1-3/8 forstner bit Drill press Brad nailer The Process Step 1 Identify the Problem Our original pipe clamp storage consisted of throwing them […]

Lid Installed

Dust Collector Cyclone

November 9, 2020

The Spark: The dust collector in the woodshop had several issues. It was difficult to empty, top heavy (which made it challenging to move), and it used floorspace we could use for something else. The Things: Small garbage can Piece of plywood to cover the can 3/8″ Rubber gas line Silicone glue Polyurethane HDPE plastic […]

Completed anvil ready for use

Beep, Beep! Anvil Build (Not for Roadrunner Use)

June 20, 2019

Fox.Build is building a benchtop metal shop, so an anvil is a must! See how we built one.

Miter saw and stand

Projects for the Makerspace

April 8, 2019

Moving to our new location presented a LOT of opportunities for making! The wood shop and the metal shop in particular spawned more ideas than we could handle!

A New Console Table

April 3, 2019

Our member William D. has been very busy furnishing his house with pieces made in our makerspace. His latest piece, a console table, was just finished last week.