| > It's a small matter but one that's driving me batty. In my modeling
| > usually have anywhere from 2 to 6 little "medicine cups" [the kind they
| > in hospitals] filled with various liquids -- custom mixed paint, glue,
| > thinners, etc -- on the bench and naturally I'm constantly knocking over
| > or more of these almost every day.
| > The obvious solution would be to create a small base for them that's
| > tip-proof. Conceptually a 1-3/4" square of something like MDF in which
| > there's been bored a tapered hole that matches the taper of the cups
| > work fine -- I've already done this with a straight-sided glue bottle
| > was consistently in danger of tipping because the base was too narrow
| > the height.
| > Anyway, I suppose I could drill a straight hole attack it with a rasp.
| > could also, I guess, use my bandsaw with the table tilted. Both of
| > seem like brute force and I keep thinking that there has to be a more
| > elegant way. I just measured the slope of the side of the cup and it's
| > degrees from the vertical so I don't think there are any router bits
| > would help much either.
| > Suggestions welcome.
| Why not epoxy some spare cups to a board, and then just drop
| (stack) your working cups into the fixed ones?
That's the simplest solution of all.
Also, if I do want to get ambitious, modifying a spade bit is also a good