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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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Solid fuel forge

    Started by rendoman, Sep 1, 2016 12:40 PM
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  2. Moved: Beefy bender

    Started by mklotz, Sep 6, 2016 08:31 AM
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  3. Square hole

    Started by Chipmaker, May 16, 2016 02:59 PM
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    Sep 14, 2016, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Cool Stupid simple screw holder. (Lathe or bench vise)

    Started by Cascao, Sep 8, 2016 06:52 AM
    bv20, cut, holder, nut, screw
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    Sep 14, 2016, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  5. MAGNETIC PICK UP TOOL

    Started by morsa, Sep 8, 2016 11:37 AM
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    Sep 14, 2016, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  6. Mini Lathe System Cooling

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 6, 2016 11:54 AM
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    Sep 14, 2016, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  7. Mini Mill Holding Large Parts

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 6, 2016 12:01 PM
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    Sep 14, 2016, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  8. Base anchor for liner actuator.

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 6, 2016 10:36 AM
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    Sep 13, 2016, 03:27 AM Go to last post
  9. Lathe Carbide Insert Tools

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 4, 2016 05:22 PM
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  10. Flag Light

    Started by Don42, Sep 5, 2016 08:14 PM
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  11. Moved: Metal turning lathe

    Started by timcruzen, Aug 23, 2016 05:15 AM
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  12. Getting started woodworking- what can I build with these motors?

    Started by Cjm_258, Apr 6, 2016 07:14 AM
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  13. Anodizing Aluminum

    Started by richard.nott, Feb 7, 2016 08:58 AM
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  14. Moved: Broaching Keyways with the Lathe

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 5, 2015 11:53 AM
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  15. Faboulous binding post

    Started by rendoman, Aug 26, 2016 05:46 PM
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  16. Moved: Curved flange bender for light gauge sheet metal

    Started by brianhw, Sep 3, 2016 02:20 PM
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  17. Drill to buff conversion

    Started by Liquidhandwash, Oct 20, 2014 04:20 PM
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    Sep 8, 2016, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  18. PLANTILLA PARA AGUJEROS (JIG POCKET HOLE)

    Started by jotasierra, Aug 27, 2016 09:53 PM
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  19. ring roller

    Started by slim jim, Sep 7, 2016 07:58 PM
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    Sep 8, 2016, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  20. Lathe Carriage Saddle Retainer Clamps

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 31, 2016 11:55 AM
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