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

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  1. Magnetic fixture for smartphone

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 22, 2014 02:53 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Oct 23, 2014, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  2. Shop made chuck wrench and tool wrench

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Oct 23, 2014, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  3. Machinist chuck-work spacer

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 22, 2014, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Homemade Bandsaw Vise

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 20, 2014 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Oct 22, 2014, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Machinist hammer

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:33 PM
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    Oct 22, 2014, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  6. Repeatable stop for band saw

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 20, 2014 05:42 PM
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    Oct 21, 2014, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  7. Lathe & Mill Tacometer

    Started by Catfish, Apr 2, 2014 01:33 PM
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    Oct 21, 2014, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Center Punch EYE

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:19 AM
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    Oct 20, 2014, 04:42 PM Go to last post
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  9. coin or parts tumbler

    Started by Liquidhandwash, Oct 19, 2014 05:11 PM
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    Oct 20, 2014, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  10. Variable speed drill press modification.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:23 AM
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  11. Self alining tap holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    Oct 19, 2014, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  12. Drill bit deburing handle.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:23 PM
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    Oct 19, 2014, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  13. Shop hydraulic Bottle Press

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 9, 2014 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,680
    Oct 19, 2014, 03:44 AM Go to last post
  14. Hand Tap Holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Oct 19, 2014, 03:42 AM Go to last post
  15. Handscrew clamps

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 17, 2014 03:06 AM
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    Oct 19, 2014, 03:15 AM Go to last post
  16. Key way cutter Lathe.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:50 PM
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  17. Large Depth Gague.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:26 AM
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