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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

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  1. Tiny Hammer Form Buck for Model Car Wheel Tubs

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  2. pry bar

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,889
    Mar 8, 2016, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  3. Angle Grinder Storage.

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,596
    Mar 8, 2016, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  4. Tape Measure Organization

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:27 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,909
    Mar 8, 2016, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  5. maple BASA hammer heads

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  6. slag chipping hammer(handle)

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  7. A small metal forming hammer

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 01:13 PM
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    Mar 8, 2016, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  8. Towable backhoe

    Started by skipthescrounger, Mar 5, 2016 11:06 PM
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    Mar 7, 2016, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: 12 x 37 Lathe Tailstock Clamp Improvement

    Started by Paul Jones, Aug 11, 2015 10:10 PM
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  10. Support Footings & Columns

    Started by kess, Jan 17, 2016 12:12 PM
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    Mar 7, 2016, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  11. ITC-100HT Ceramic Coating for Refractories

    Started by kemp_l, Jan 20, 2016 12:59 AM
    blacksmith, forge
    • Replies: 7
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    Mar 6, 2016, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  12. Bench grinder wheel dresser

    Started by stainless steel, Feb 11, 2016 05:46 AM
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    Mar 6, 2016, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Dump truck body extension

    Started by Frank S, Feb 27, 2016 11:11 PM
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    Mar 6, 2016, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  14. Unimat cross slide dial

    Started by evilwrench, Mar 5, 2016 12:40 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 931
    Mar 5, 2016, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Radial Arm Saw fence - new design

    Started by Peter Sanders, Mar 2, 2016 06:21 PM
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  16. Using a CNC Controlled Vertical Mill as a Lathe

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 2, 2016 10:20 AM
    cnc, g-code, lathe, mill, turning
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 4, 2016, 12:18 AM Go to last post
  17. Hand Plane Jig to utilize Table Saw as a workbench

    Started by tony_912, Mar 3, 2016 11:29 AM
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    Mar 4, 2016, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  18. Making Simple Bow Saw

    Started by tony_912, Mar 3, 2016 12:28 PM
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    Mar 4, 2016, 12:03 AM Go to last post
  19. ATN X-Sight 3 x 12 Tips and Tricks

    Started by bstanga, Feb 26, 2016 09:38 AM
    guns, gunsmithing, nightvision
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    Mar 3, 2016, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  20. Washing machine motor wiring, polishing mop

    Started by thesnake505, Mar 3, 2016 01:46 PM
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