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  1. Bottle Openers made from 16D common nails

    Started by scorch, Apr 16, 2015 08:59 PM
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  2. Moved: Proto-Form Machine. Thermo forming plastics

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  3. Tap & die box

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:55 PM
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  4. Moved: Pig Roaster and drive from scratch

    Started by Razz, Apr 15, 2015 08:20 PM
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  5. Drill bits for plastics

    Started by knoba, Apr 9, 2015 09:35 PM
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  6. Moved: Unimat Lathe Boring Bar Holder

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 11, 2015 12:06 PM
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  7. Best piece of advice from a toolmaking mentor?

    Started by kbalch, Apr 7, 2015 02:23 PM
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  8. Moved: Regulated BENCH POWER SUPPLY 240Vac ~ 24Vdc

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:57 PM
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  9. Machinery dust covers

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:52 PM
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  10. Moved: Cross Slide Dial Indicator

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 6, 2015 09:48 PM
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  11. Moved: frame jig

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  12. 4mm female hex to 1/4" male hex screwdriver bit

    Started by knoba, Apr 9, 2015 09:07 PM
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  13. Woodwork / sheet-metalwork bench

    Started by knoba, Apr 6, 2015 09:03 PM
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  14. T wrench for square nut

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 9, 2015 07:26 AM
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  15. Ball turning fixture for lathe

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:57 PM
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  16. Bench vacuum nozzle box

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 9, 2015 07:53 AM
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  17. V Blocks

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