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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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. A Cable Anchor Belt Clip

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 29, 2018 07:00 PM
    cable management, lawn tools
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  2. My take on well "well known" Bende

    Started by garage nut, May 3, 2018 11:48 PM
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  3. Moved: Screwhead chuck

    Started by Christophe Mineau, May 2, 2018 02:27 AM
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  4. Cherry Picker Mod

    Started by Viny, May 1, 2018 09:00 PM
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  5. Digital or dial indicator on height gauge

    Started by tonyfoale, Apr 18, 2017 11:46 AM
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  6. Moved: Homemade Lathe Headstock EXTERNAL Gearbox

    Started by LMMasterMariner, May 1, 2018 12:43 AM
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  7. Cyclone separator for vacuum cleaner

    Started by Bricoleando, Apr 30, 2018 02:40 PM
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  8. Moved: Double Disc Sander

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Apr 28, 2018 03:08 PM
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  9. Moved: Tiny boring bar

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 30, 2018 12:02 AM
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  10. Step Down drill bit

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 30, 2018 06:41 AM
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  11. Moved: Hand operated rivet snap tool.

    Started by thehomeengineer, Apr 28, 2018 02:10 PM
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  12. A Few Starter Tools

    Started by CookieCrunch, Apr 28, 2018 12:39 PM
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  13. Rear Tool Post Spacer Block Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 08:27 PM
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  14. Simple SDS drill adaptor.

    Started by Rorschach, Apr 30, 2018 04:28 AM
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  15. Moved: Lath Chuck Depth Stop

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 30, 2018 12:26 AM
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  16. Boring Bar Tool Post for Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 08:21 PM
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  17. MY take on well known Bender

    Started by garage nut, Jan 7, 2018 12:06 AM
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  18. Moved: Fast Change Rocker Tool Post Holders for the Lathe QCTP

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 08:41 PM
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  19. Moved: A Power Rock Rake

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 15, 2018 03:46 PM
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