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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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    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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Thumbs up Revolution by Shop Storm Tools

    Started by shopstorm, Mar 21, 2014 10:02 AM
    drill press table
    • Replies: 4
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    Aug 27, 2014, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  2. Leather-faced mallet

    Started by bigern00, Sep 19, 2013 11:50 PM
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    Aug 27, 2014, 12:28 AM Go to last post
  3. An Adustable Length Rod

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 22, 2014 08:21 AM
    captured fastener, curtain rod, lathe
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,995
    Aug 26, 2014, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  4. Component storage from old floppies

    Started by Bongodrummer, Dec 3, 2013 05:12 AM
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    • Replies: 14
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    Aug 23, 2014, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Simple Wood Lathe

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Jul 26, 2014 05:23 PM
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    Aug 23, 2014, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  6. Tool Chest

    Started by revwarguy, Apr 25, 2014 03:08 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    Aug 22, 2014, 04:37 AM Go to last post
  7. Locking Sanding Block

    Started by Robert Tutsky, Jan 1, 2013 08:58 AM
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    Aug 22, 2014, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  8. Smile Cutting/Marking Gauge

    Started by wormil, Oct 4, 2013 09:27 PM
    cutting, gauge, marking, woodworking
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    Aug 22, 2014, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  9. Angle Grinder Table Saw

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 26, 2014 06:50 PM
    angle grinder, attachment, bench tool, table saw
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    Aug 21, 2014, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  10. A Bolt Beveling Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 27, 2014 10:05 PM
    belt sander attachment, bolt beveling, higby
    • Replies: 4
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    Aug 21, 2014, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  11. Chainsaw Mill

    Started by Bongodrummer, Apr 22, 2014 04:20 AM
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    Aug 21, 2014, 05:05 AM Go to last post
  12. A wooden vise for instrument making

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Aug 16, 2014 10:50 AM
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    Aug 21, 2014, 04:13 AM Go to last post
  13. couple of offerings

    Started by naughtyboy, Aug 13, 2014 07:41 AM
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    Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Homemade Penetrating Oil

    Started by Stale Trooper, Oct 14, 2012 12:24 AM
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  15. rod alignment jig for welding

    Started by strube1369, Jan 23, 2014 11:40 AM
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    Aug 18, 2014, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Vise Stand

    Started by jcriss, Aug 14, 2014 02:00 PM
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    Aug 18, 2014, 05:20 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 2,820
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  17. Open bottle

    Started by c.phili, Mar 16, 2013 11:59 PM
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    Aug 16, 2014, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  18. Make your own pure nitrogen gas

    Started by imsmooth, May 9, 2014 10:43 AM
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    Aug 16, 2014, 03:35 AM Go to last post
  19. A plumb bob can be an ornamental tool.

    Started by schor, Aug 12, 2014 12:15 PM
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    Aug 15, 2014, 04:27 PM Go to last post



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