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Talk about homemade tools and ideas for homemade tools in this forum. If you post any of your homemade tools, they'll be automatically added to the HomemadeTools.net directory of homemade tools, and credited to your username. The best tools are awarded a $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  5. Vintage plumb bob - video

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  6. Hard milling a V block - video

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  7. 3 tier shelf brackets

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  8. Homemade Lathe Carriage Stop

    Started by Mr. Factotum's Workshop, Jul 30, 2022 03:49 AM
    adjustable, carriage, lathe, simple, stop
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  9. Roubo's Winding Sticks - 18th Century Design

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  11. Circular saw automated slide guide - video

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  15. Lathe tool post stud and riser - video

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  16. Table saw with automated fence positioning - video

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