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    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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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. Leather strops for sharpening

    Started by knoba, Aug 7, 2015 04:56 PM
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  2. Leather edge creaser

    Started by knoba, Aug 7, 2015 04:56 PM
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  3. Counterbore set

    Started by knoba, Aug 7, 2015 04:55 PM
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  4. Moved: New Jaws for Bench Vise Made From an Old File

    Started by Eugene's DIY Den, Aug 3, 2015 04:01 PM
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  5. Moved: Home Built Wrecker

    Started by Jerrdan john, Aug 4, 2015 07:24 PM
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  6. Moved: Treadmill motor adaptation for Bridgeport type mill.

    Started by machiningfool, Jul 28, 2015 08:13 AM
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  7. belt sanders

    Started by mike r, Aug 1, 2015 03:20 PM
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  8. Moved: Another air bag jack, but improved!

    Started by Jerrdan john, Aug 2, 2015 08:27 PM
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  9. Moved: the Scratchet.... made by Snap-Off

    Started by Ryan Johnson, Aug 1, 2015 09:40 PM
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  10. Show Us Your Bent Wrenches!

    Started by C-Bag, Aug 4, 2015 09:05 PM
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  11. Vaporizor for Varroa Mites DYI

    Started by Eagle_view, Aug 4, 2015 02:59 PM
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  12. Moved: More Accessories for Small Machinist Jacks

    Started by Paul Jones, Jul 30, 2015 08:35 AM
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  13. Shopsmith 10ER Miter Stop

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Aug 3, 2015 07:06 PM
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  14. Mitre Saw Stand

    Started by Eugene's DIY Den, Aug 3, 2015 06:39 PM
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  15. Shopsmith 'Pedestal' base

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Aug 1, 2015 04:13 PM
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  16. Moved: variable radius cutter

    Started by C-Bag, Aug 1, 2015 05:46 PM
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  17. Making a compass

    Started by Garage workshop, Aug 2, 2015 01:50 PM
    dividers, filing, making a compass, pair of dividers, shaping
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  18. The River Inney Mitre Plane

    Started by Brendon, Aug 1, 2015 11:58 AM
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