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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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  1. Holding The Wide End

    Started by rgsparber, Jul 19, 2018 10:33 AM
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  2. Moved: Vise Handle

    Started by rossbotics, Jul 22, 2018 03:20 AM
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  3. Moved: Fixed drill press vise..

    Started by Tuomas, Jul 21, 2018 08:37 AM
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  4. Moved: Tap Follower

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  5. Moved: Carbide Insert Dovetail and Chamfer Cutters

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  6. Panbrake plans Review

    Started by JimTawakoni, Jul 23, 2018 08:42 PM
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  7. Moved: Collet inserts for square stock

    Started by mklotz, Jul 16, 2018 04:09 PM
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  8. Pinion shaft bearing race install tool

    Started by Frank S, Jul 9, 2018 01:05 AM
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  9. Moved: Third slide for threading on a watchmaker lathe

    Started by threesixesinarow, Jul 15, 2018 02:26 PM
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  10. Moved: Electronic diode tester

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  11. Grinder Stand

    Started by jackhoying, Jun 18, 2015 06:05 AM
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  12. Customizing a Unimat

    Started by mklotz, Sep 4, 2015 11:54 AM
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  13. Moved: Turning detail on long acetal rod

    Started by Androo, Jul 3, 2018 06:04 AM
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  14. Mini bench block ring saver

    Started by mklotz, Jul 17, 2018 02:46 PM
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  15. Moved: quick change tool post

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  16. Moved: Round Stock Vise

    Started by rossbotics, Jul 18, 2018 05:07 AM
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  17. Moved: A simple tool for Arthritic Hands

    Started by philipUsesWood&Brass, Jul 18, 2018 12:48 AM
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  18. Moved: Custom Machine Badge

    Started by earz, Jul 18, 2018 08:44 AM
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  19. Drill press lathe chuck mount.

    Started by Rorschach, Jul 18, 2018 06:05 AM
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  20. Axle bearing install tool

    Started by Frank S, Jul 14, 2018 11:42 PM
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