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  3. 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. DIY Simple 10" Disc Sander Powered Drill

    Started by Didpoolhall, Dec 6, 2019 01:34 PM
    disc sander, plywoodworking
    • Replies: 1
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    Dec 6, 2019, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  2. Homemade Belt grinder

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Dec 6, 2019 06:24 AM
    belt grinder
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  3. Custom machining 6061 aluminum hinges

    Started by PB Machines, Dec 5, 2019 03:34 AM
    aluminum machining, machining, metal fabrication
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,413
    Dec 6, 2019, 06:07 AM Go to last post
  4. Bandsaw Extension

    Started by Ron Sutton, May 26, 2016 07:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Dec 6, 2019, 04:45 AM Go to last post
  5. How to Build a Rotary Phase Converter

    Started by bobneumann, Nov 28, 2019 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    Dec 5, 2019, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  6. DIY Welding Cart

    Started by Making Stuff, Dec 5, 2019 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,446
    Dec 5, 2019, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  7. Mobile scaffold platform

    Started by Frank S, Nov 26, 2019 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    Dec 5, 2019, 06:54 PM Go to last post
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  8. Diamond dresser for pedestal grinder

    Started by shopandmath, Dec 3, 2019 07:48 PM
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    Dec 5, 2019, 04:03 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: GMC square body score

    Started by PB Machines, Dec 5, 2019 03:49 AM
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  10. Homemade GYRO Machine

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Dec 3, 2019 02:14 PM
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  11. Moved: old hand shaper restoration

    Started by celsoari, Dec 3, 2019 03:36 PM
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  12. Adjustable Sliding Push Block Table Saw

    Started by Didpoolhall, Dec 3, 2019 11:48 AM
    plywoodworking, push block, push stick, table saw
    • Replies: 1
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    Dec 3, 2019, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Low-Cost Drawer “Kit” By the Foot

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 26, 2019 09:11 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,751
    Dec 3, 2019, 07:00 AM Go to last post
  14. Homemade super fast vise

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Nov 9, 2019 04:38 AM
    metal vise;
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    • Views: 1,683
    Dec 3, 2019, 06:21 AM Go to last post



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