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  1. Flight Data Recorder

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 27, 2018 06:00 AM
    arduino, circuit board fabrication, data collection
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,642
    Mar 28, 2019, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  2. Tilting Mill Table

    Started by Shelly142, Mar 8, 2019 08:53 PM
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    Mar 28, 2019, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  3. Wheat Twist Hanger

    Started by Frontier Forge, Mar 27, 2019 06:37 AM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forge, forged, forging
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,028
    Mar 28, 2019, 07:57 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 3,187
    Mar 28, 2019, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  4. Easy Router Table for a Scheppach HS105

    Started by Sam's Workshop Diary, Mar 27, 2019 04:05 AM
    router, table saw
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,327
    Mar 27, 2019, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  5. Custom brass feet - heavy load

    Started by rendoman, Mar 26, 2019 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 840
    Mar 27, 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  6. Specialty screwdriver for threaded inserts

    Started by mastersdlm, Mar 26, 2019 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 27, 2019, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  7. Wodeen Drill Press Vise for - DIY

    Started by RCTURKA, Mar 26, 2019 04:54 PM
    drill press, drill press vise, vise
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 27, 2019, 03:28 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,874
    Mar 27, 2019, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  8. Moved: Sawing Small Pieces of Round Stock

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 20, 2019 06:28 PM
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  9. Acrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet

    Started by old_toolmaker, Mar 22, 2019 05:10 PM
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    Mar 26, 2019, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  10. The smallest Dozuki saw

    Started by Dimitris Polychronis, Mar 24, 2019 07:10 PM
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    Mar 26, 2019, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  11. homemade sliding angle grinder stand

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Mar 22, 2019 05:24 AM
    angle grinder stand, diy circular saw, diy sliding angle grinder
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,445
    Mar 26, 2019, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  12. making Er16 collet chuck

    Started by dovidu, Mar 13, 2019 07:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Mar 26, 2019, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Dayton Bench Grinder cleanup/rebuild

    Started by TheArsonSmith4242, Mar 26, 2019 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 680
    Mar 26, 2019, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  14. helpful welding learning tool

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Mar 25, 2019 08:44 AM
    diy, welding learning
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,337
    Mar 26, 2019, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  15. Barbecue Steak Turner

    Started by Frontier Forge, Mar 25, 2019 07:17 AM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forge work, forged, forging
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    • Views: 1,042
    Mar 25, 2019, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  16. Lightbulb Dial indiacator internal bore accessorie

    Started by Cascao, Mar 9, 2019 03:39 PM
    dial indicator acc, dti
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 937
    Mar 25, 2019, 04:16 PM Go to last post
  17. Ring, tube and pipe roller

    Started by bobs409, Mar 25, 2019 12:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 25, 2019, 02:06 PM Go to last post
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