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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Moved: Simple direct indexer for the vertical slide

    Started by olderdan, Apr 26, 2017 09:02 AM
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  2. Remote (wired) start switch

    Started by nortin, Apr 25, 2017 11:21 AM
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    Apr 27, 2017, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Multi-Angle Magnetic Hand Saw Guide

    Started by Mikhandmaker, Apr 23, 2017 11:24 AM
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  4. Moved: Not just another machinist jack

    Started by Frank S, Apr 22, 2017 04:55 PM
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  5. Mill Tramming tool aid

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 19, 2017 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Apr 25, 2017, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  6. Hand Tapper or Hand Hammer

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 21, 2017 04:04 PM
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  7. Moved: An Alternate Way to Think About Tightening a Nut

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 13, 2017 02:02 PM
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  8. Tubing straightner

    Started by rebarfab, Dec 19, 2016 08:36 PM
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    Apr 22, 2017, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: simple oil filter wrench in a cup

    Started by mattthemuppet, Apr 21, 2017 05:30 PM
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  10. Surface plate height gauge adapter for dial indicator holding

    Started by metric_taper, Apr 9, 2017 01:44 PM
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  11. Lathe Form Tool Spring Tool Holder

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 19, 2017 02:49 PM
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    Apr 20, 2017, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  12. Hot wire foam cutter

    Started by adachsoft_com, Mar 30, 2017 09:01 AM
    cutter, foam, plastic, styrofoam
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    Apr 19, 2017, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  13. log lathe tailstock

    Started by revid, Apr 18, 2017 06:32 AM
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  14. A knee helper

    Started by tonyfoale, Dec 31, 2016 02:46 PM
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    Apr 19, 2017, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  15. Battery charger out of a Microwave Oven Transformer

    Started by Ed., Apr 18, 2017 05:02 PM
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    Apr 19, 2017, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  16. Foot operated shrinker/stretcher stand project

    Started by bobs409, Apr 18, 2017 04:23 PM
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    Apr 19, 2017, 08:44 AM Go to last post
  17. Drill press power downfeed

    Started by metric_taper, Apr 9, 2017 02:10 PM
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  18. Moved: Another laser finder.

    Started by tonyfoale, Apr 17, 2017 03:14 PM
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  19. Moved: Miniature die filer

    Started by mklotz, Sep 3, 2015 11:00 AM
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