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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. Height Marking Gauge/Magnifier stand all-in-one

    Started by Colin70, Jun 23, 2014 06:17 PM
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    Jun 24, 2014, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches

    Started by MetalDesigner, Jun 17, 2014 10:32 PM
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    Jun 18, 2014, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Tools for sandcasting

    Started by Workshopshed, Mar 6, 2013 07:54 AM
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    Jun 16, 2014, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  4. Folding work table

    Started by sossol, Jun 15, 2014 12:28 AM
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    Jun 16, 2014, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  5. Belt Sander

    Started by MAVL, Jun 15, 2014 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jun 15, 2014, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Volvo CV joint wood carver

    Started by sossol, Jun 10, 2014 10:38 PM
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  7. Looking for ideas

    Started by stan leiter, Feb 5, 2014 04:10 PM
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    Jun 15, 2014, 02:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Best placement of burner for an aluminum forge

    Started by birch97, Mar 17, 2014 04:11 PM
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  9. bamboo mallets

    Started by sossol, Jun 11, 2014 09:54 PM
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  10. Scooter Stand

    Started by remedyman, Jun 4, 2014 06:15 PM
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  11. Thermal Interference Fit Stud

    Started by rgsparber, May 23, 2014 12:00 PM
    knob, stud, tap, thermal interference
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    May 27, 2014, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Roll Around Tool Box

    Started by Catfish, May 19, 2014 04:44 PM
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  13. breaker bar made with a garage sale ratchet

    Started by otp57, May 18, 2014 04:56 PM
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    May 19, 2014, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  14. A Speed Handle for a RF-30 Mill/Drill

    Started by rgsparber, May 13, 2014 02:21 PM
    attachment, metalworking, mill/drill, rf-30
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    May 14, 2014, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  15. Electro Etching system

    Started by gelandangan, Oct 28, 2013 02:06 AM
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    May 13, 2014, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  16. Homemade liquid nitrogen generator

    Started by imsmooth, May 6, 2014 09:23 AM
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    May 9, 2014, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  17. 12kw Induction heater

    Started by imsmooth, May 6, 2014 09:28 AM
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    May 9, 2014, 08:16 AM Go to last post
  18. Poll Poll: Official Contest Thread - Final Voting Poll

    Started by kbalch, Apr 29, 2014 11:28 AM
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