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

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  1. Lathe Taper Attachment the easy way

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 13, 2016 10:32 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: trailer-made-scratch becomes boneified tool

    Started by Frank S, Aug 13, 2016 08:27 PM
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  3. Battery storage cabinet.

    Started by Captainleeward, Aug 12, 2016 06:56 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:45 AM Go to last post
  4. Tools from cut nails

    Started by mklotz, Sep 3, 2015 10:11 AM
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    Aug 16, 2016, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  5. 2x72 Belt grinder

    Started by Bill.Brown1951, Jul 23, 2016 09:55 AM
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    Aug 16, 2016, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  6. Indexing jig

    Started by Joe81abby, Dec 21, 2015 06:34 PM
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    Aug 15, 2016, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Handy saw horses

    Started by Frank S, Sep 7, 2015 11:05 PM
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    Aug 14, 2016, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  8. Sphere Machine

    Started by Gabe, Jul 31, 2016 06:21 PM
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  9. Machinist hold down table vise mounted

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 24, 2014 02:09 PM
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    Aug 14, 2016, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  10. Little Swing Brake

    Started by Strostkovy, Jul 4, 2016 12:08 AM
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  11. Moved: Small toolpost live spindle

    Started by olderdan, Aug 11, 2016 10:35 AM
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  12. Saw Stallions

    Started by MDWoodArt, Jul 2, 2013 07:28 AM
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    Aug 13, 2016, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Portable power tool holders

    Started by buckeyelocalguy, Aug 12, 2016 10:45 PM
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  14. Drilling jigs

    Started by Workshopshed, Aug 11, 2016 04:12 PM
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  15. Hydraulic sheetmetal bender

    Started by Ball baby, Feb 28, 2016 06:37 PM
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  16. Compressor vacuum pump

    Started by Frank S, Aug 10, 2016 10:33 PM
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    Aug 12, 2016, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  17. Throwaway or reusable tools from plastic bottles

    Started by Frank S, Aug 10, 2016 10:04 PM
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    Aug 12, 2016, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Jack handle floor/ grease scraper

    Started by Frank S, Aug 10, 2016 09:49 PM
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    Aug 12, 2016, 06:49 AM Go to last post
  19. QCTP holders for a Phase 2 0XA tool post

    Started by mattthemuppet, Aug 2, 2016 03:05 PM
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