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  1. 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. Moved: Repurposing a Torx Bit as a Broach.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 5, 2017 05:53 PM
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  2. Help for short arms

    Started by connan, Jan 6, 2017 12:43 PM
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  3. Moved: Motorcycle clutch basket refurb

    Started by olderdan, Jan 2, 2017 12:14 PM
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  4. Pin socket wrench for Enerpac hand pump

    Started by mattthemuppet, Jan 5, 2017 05:45 PM
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  5. Moved: Machine Tool Dial Making Fixture

    Started by rossbotics, Jan 3, 2017 01:52 PM
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  6. Simple bar clamps

    Started by Tuomas, Jan 5, 2017 11:37 AM
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  7. Router table

    Started by connan, Jan 4, 2017 11:02 AM
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  8. Lathe soft jaws

    Started by bstanga, Dec 28, 2016 08:41 AM
    jaws, lathe chuck, milling cutter
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  9. Improving A Dremel Drillpress

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 26, 2016 03:28 PM
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  10. Battery powered portable carving tool

    Started by mgrlvr, Jan 4, 2017 10:29 PM
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  11. Moved: Lightweight Surface Plate Cover

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 29, 2016 09:13 PM
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  12. Moved: New handle

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Dec 30, 2016 07:17 PM
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  13. Mach3's Screw Mapping

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 22, 2015 12:05 PM
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    cnc, mach3, rf-30
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  14. speed reducer for DP220 drill press

    Started by kerrylbuxton, Jan 3, 2017 02:42 PM
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  15. Moved: Thread Identifier Caddy

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 31, 2016 06:47 PM
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  16. Freeze thaw indicatorr

    Started by Frank S, Dec 30, 2016 08:41 AM
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  17. Moved: Jigsaw Table

    Started by markfitz, Jul 23, 2016 02:52 PM
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  18. Bullet trap

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Dec 30, 2016 06:52 PM
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