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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Leather creasing tool

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Aug 31, 2017 11:06 PM
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  2. Moved: Cold smoked meat

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  3. Make a small boring bar from a scrap carbide insert

    Started by xynudu, Aug 31, 2017 03:03 AM
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  4. Moved: Mod Marv's Lantern vise

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  5. Alignment cones 2x2.75 x30°

    Started by Frank S, Aug 23, 2017 09:42 PM
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  6. Magneto Static Timing Unit.

    Started by Greg Dix, Feb 12, 2015 05:48 PM
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  7. Moved: Captured allan bolt locking lever

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  8. Cable Retainer

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 18, 2017 09:11 AM
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  9. Moved: Replacement Change Gears for 12” Geared-head Lathe

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 30, 2015 09:13 AM
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  10. Ball turner

    Started by takkleberry, Aug 28, 2017 06:05 PM
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  11. Moved: Using an X Box Controller on a Centroid CNC system

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  12. Moved: Set up block

    Started by Frank S, Aug 24, 2017 10:11 PM
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  13. Belt grinder advices

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  14. Moved: Crosscut Sled

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  15. 1.75x12" boring bar.

    Started by Frank S, Aug 22, 2017 08:37 PM
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  16. Moved: Four position stop for South Bend 9" lathe

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  17. Deckel mill

    Started by darkoford, Aug 13, 2017 11:22 PM
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