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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Make a video with your HomemadeTools.net testimonial

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

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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: Spotlight for drillpress etc..

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 22, 2017 02:35 AM
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  2. Longitudinal DRO fitting.

    Started by th62, Nov 22, 2017 12:56 AM
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    Nov 23, 2017, 06:48 AM Go to last post
  3. Sink Bridge for waterstone sharpening system

    Started by tony_912, Nov 21, 2017 09:50 AM
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    Nov 23, 2017, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Improving hydraulic bottle jack

    Started by tonyfoale, Nov 16, 2017 02:30 PM
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  5. Lathe bench with levelling system.

    Started by th62, Nov 20, 2017 11:28 PM
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    Nov 22, 2017, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Lathe Toolholder Racks

    Started by Responsible, Nov 20, 2017 05:59 PM
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    Nov 22, 2017, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  7. Trailer axle lock pin clevis

    Started by Frank S, Nov 17, 2017 09:52 PM
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    Nov 22, 2017, 01:34 AM Go to last post
  8. Centroid CNC12 Screw Mapping on a RF-30 Mill/Drill

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 22, 2017 08:04 AM
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    centroid, cnc, screw mapping
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    Nov 21, 2017, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  9. Fitting DROs.

    Started by th62, Nov 20, 2017 11:33 PM
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  10. Moved: More on improvements to bottle jack shop press.

    Started by tonyfoale, Nov 19, 2017 05:05 PM
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  11. Not a tool, but a useful philosophy

    Started by tonyfoale, Nov 21, 2017 02:06 PM
    adcole, advice, cams, measuring, testing
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    Nov 21, 2017, 02:06 PM Go to last post
  12. SQ8 mini camera holder

    Started by oldtimer, Nov 20, 2017 06:47 AM
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    Nov 21, 2017, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  13. A bean bag for the shop

    Started by mklotz, Nov 20, 2017 11:20 AM
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    Nov 21, 2017, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Gears Chucking Tool

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Nov 19, 2017 08:17 PM
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  15. MT2 Taper arbor for boring bar

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 19, 2017 02:14 PM
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    Nov 21, 2017, 04:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Drill press fixed stand

    Started by nad1, Nov 19, 2017 12:02 AM
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  17. Moved: Simple manual bending setup

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 15, 2017 09:14 PM
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  18. PVC Cutter with Built In Can Top Opener

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 4, 2017 08:48 PM
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  19. Lightbulb Four jaw chuck fast centering method.

    Started by Cascao, Nov 13, 2017 06:06 AM
    centering, chuck, independent, jaw, lathe
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