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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. mitlaufende Lünette

    Started by punticek, Feb 27, 2019 10:13 AM
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  2. Poor mans digital height gage/scribe

    Started by Al8236, Mar 3, 2017 11:19 AM
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  3. Accurate Hole Placement Only Where You Need It

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 27, 2019 07:01 AM
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  4. Moved: LEVITRON MAGNETIC FIELD

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 09:15 AM
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  5. Moved: MY HOMEMADE TESLA COIL

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 08:46 AM
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  6. Moved: AN UNUSUAL MOTOR

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 01:23 AM
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  7. 4 jaw chuck backplate

    Started by Average Alex, Feb 21, 2019 06:02 AM
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    Feb 26, 2019, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  8. Cleaver/axe

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Feb 17, 2019 07:25 PM
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  9. Moved: Tapmatic power tapper for 10 bucks. Not quite but close.

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 18, 2019 10:15 AM
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  10. Mini Lathe Steady Rest Mod

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 20, 2019 03:48 PM
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  11. Knife making vise

    Started by Right Hands, Feb 21, 2019 11:40 AM
    knife, knife making, knife making vise
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  12. Moved: Clean Paint Brush Mod

    Started by tsbrownie, Feb 19, 2019 07:39 PM
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  13. An Electric Screwdriver I made a while back

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 20, 2019 10:27 PM
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  14. Sport water barrel chair

    Started by Captainleeward, Feb 20, 2019 01:31 PM
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  15. Best knife sharpener system

    Started by Right Hands, Feb 18, 2019 08:54 AM
    knife making, knife sharpener, sharpening, sharpening station
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  16. Axe restoration

    Started by Right Hands, Feb 20, 2019 12:40 PM
    new tool, old tool, restoration, tool restorations
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  17. Moved: Draw knife from an old planer blade

    Started by Right Hands, Feb 19, 2019 09:30 AM
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  18. DIY Corner Clamp / Jig - Quick & Dirty & Cheap

    Started by tsbrownie, Feb 20, 2019 06:14 PM
    corner clamp, jig, welding, wood working
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  19. Moved: Making Low-Cost, High Quality, Stick On Labels

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 18, 2019 09:50 AM
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