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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Moved: spinning tools

    Started by thehomeengineer, Oct 23, 2019 03:45 PM
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  2. Shop Made Steady Rest Part 3

    Started by Just1Guy, Oct 26, 2019 06:47 PM
    shop made steady rest
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 878
    Oct 26, 2019, 06:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Shop Made Steady Rest Part 2

    Started by Just1Guy, Oct 26, 2019 06:43 PM
    shop made steady rest
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 776
    Oct 26, 2019, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  4. Removable panel installation brackets

    Started by Keith William Knull, Oct 26, 2019 11:01 AM
    easy trim, hardie, pump jack, siding
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,049
    Oct 26, 2019, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Handle for my cracker box welder

    Started by Frank S, Oct 25, 2019 12:22 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,221
    Oct 26, 2019, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Crucible Tongs (made from clamps!)

    Started by SculptyWorks, Oct 26, 2019 01:47 AM
    clamps, crucible, forge, furnace, tongs
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,259
    Oct 26, 2019, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  7. Indexing fixture. Part 5-the final

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 26, 2019 06:56 AM
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    Oct 26, 2019, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  8. table for miter circular saw

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Oct 25, 2019 03:33 PM
    table saw, table saw box joints, table saw support
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 25, 2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  9. The world's cheapest parting off blade holder

    Started by xynudu, Oct 25, 2019 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 25, 2019, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  10. Industrial style lamp

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Oct 25, 2019 03:28 PM
    lamp, lathe
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,013
    Oct 25, 2019, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  11. furniture for the lathe for metal

    Started by Eloy Workshop, May 21, 2019 07:27 AM
    lathe for metal
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 25, 2019, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  12. Bearing puller

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Aug 2, 2019 03:44 PM
    bearing puller
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    Oct 25, 2019, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Spinning Nuts On A Threaded Rod

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 24, 2019 09:07 AM
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  14. How To Fix Cheap Miter Saw and Add Laser Guide

    Started by Didpoolhall, Oct 24, 2019 02:20 PM
    laser guide, miter saw, plywoodworking
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 24, 2019, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  15. Helical pile adapter hex to square

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:10 AM
    custom metal fabrication, footings, helical pile, machining
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 24, 2019, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Small propane forge for light duty "blacksmithing".

    Started by sandho, Oct 24, 2019 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 24, 2019, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  17. Helical pile adapter in action

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:19 AM
    construction, custom tool, footing, helical pile
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 353
    Oct 24, 2019, 04:19 AM Go to last post
  18. Indexing Fixture Part 4

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 23, 2019 05:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,335
    Oct 23, 2019, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  19. Heavy Duty Press Brake

    Started by jonlegrand1, Oct 23, 2019 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,770
    Oct 23, 2019, 07:35 PM Go to last post



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