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  1. Moved: Shrinker Stretcher

    Started by Charst, Jan 20, 2018 12:04 AM
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  2. Quill DRO

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Jan 18, 2018 02:15 PM
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  3. Liquid level indicator

    Started by toma, Jan 19, 2018 02:49 PM
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  4. Moved: Homemade press

    Started by Tuomas, Jan 7, 2018 12:10 PM
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  5. Mini Lathe Tailstock Improvement

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:41 AM
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  6. Mini Lathe Cross slide and Compound Mods

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:26 AM
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  7. Material Holding Drawer

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 15, 2018 03:18 PM
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  8. Heavy duty pipe/ring roller

    Started by MeJasonT, Jan 11, 2018 02:17 PM
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  9. Mini Lathe Carriage Lock and Chip shield

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 07:23 AM
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  10. Steel Hammer 40 ounce

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 07:06 AM
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  11. Moved: A new type of bench vise (Homemade prototype)

    Started by Esak76, Jan 16, 2018 05:16 AM
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  12. Question DIY Diamond Abrasive Coatings

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  13. torch for metal melting foundry

    Started by celsoari, Jan 16, 2018 02:23 PM
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  14. Restore throatless shear

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  15. Split die setup

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 16, 2018 01:18 PM
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  16. Automated tool chuck tool

    Started by Ralphxyz, Jan 17, 2018 09:19 AM
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  17. Moved: Homemade woodworking lathe with a column drill

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Jan 14, 2018 10:01 AM
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  18. Moved: Different type of shaft key (Dutch Key)

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 12, 2018 02:46 PM
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