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

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  1. Extra wide mini excavator bucket

    Started by Frank S, Feb 26, 2017 01:32 PM
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  2. Adjustable Laser Cutter Platform (Spring Loaded)

    Started by scorch, Feb 25, 2017 11:08 PM
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  3. Moved: Hand flat vise

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 6, 2014 05:38 AM
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  4. Need a plug in battery analogue for 6v - 9v LEDs

    Started by sdiggman, Feb 28, 2017 04:00 PM
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  5. Moved: Easy-grip centre punch

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 24, 2017 02:59 PM
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  6. Fence for portable table saw

    Started by petej, Feb 17, 2017 09:40 PM
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  7. Axle Alignment tool

    Started by pursang, Jan 24, 2014 08:50 PM
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  8. Sheet Metal Shaping Hammer.

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 5, 2015 12:13 PM
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  9. 51 Homemade Metalworking Tools

    Started by Jon, Feb 25, 2017 04:08 PM
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  10. Moved: Valve holding/measuring collet.

    Started by tonyfoale, Feb 18, 2017 04:44 PM
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  11. How to build an adjustable creeper?

    Started by jaybeckham, Feb 21, 2017 04:46 PM
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  12. Moved: Improvised fly cutter

    Started by mklotz, Feb 21, 2017 11:29 AM
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  13. Hydraulic Pipe bender

    Started by PWelder, Feb 9, 2017 09:34 PM
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  14. Dynamic Braking on a Milling Machine

    Started by bstanga, Feb 21, 2017 02:08 PM
    dc braking, lathe, milling machine, vfd
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  15. Moved: Sheet metal bending brake.

    Started by Tuomas, Feb 14, 2017 12:23 AM
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  16. Mill Table lighting

    Started by Ralphxyz, Feb 22, 2017 01:17 PM
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  17. 5 by 10 cnc plasma

    Started by PWelder, Feb 9, 2017 09:39 PM
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  18. Unimat T slot nuts

    Started by mr68gts, Feb 20, 2017 11:57 AM
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  19. Slow Round Bale Hay Feeder

    Started by Imabass, Feb 20, 2017 08:04 AM
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