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

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  1. Moved: Manual Rotary Table

    Started by steamingbill, Feb 6, 2016 07:45 PM
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  2. Moved: Ring Roller Bender with Hydraulic Assist (DIY)

    Started by kess, Jan 30, 2016 01:14 PM
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  3. From Drill to Mill

    Started by kim, Jul 1, 2015 02:42 PM
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  4. Lathe duplicater

    Started by Coach, Jan 22, 2016 06:45 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  5. dirt sifter

    Started by homer2105, Apr 19, 2015 08:03 AM
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  6. anealing and tempering metal for a knife

    Started by Ron, Feb 1, 2015 12:36 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 04:39 AM Go to last post
  7. Cool Hand Turned Lathe

    Started by Saxon Violence, Sep 28, 2015 04:55 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  8. Question Easy starting for small motors

    Started by jackew, Jun 18, 2015 11:57 AM
    easy starting, gas-powered, starter motors
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  9. Moved: R-8 indexer

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:25 PM
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  10. Diy 2x72 inch Slack belt sander

    Started by profpat, Feb 3, 2016 12:13 AM
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  11. Home Made steady rest for my grizzly G4015 lathe

    Started by profpat, Feb 3, 2016 12:27 AM
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  12. Shop press & bending brake

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:07 PM
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  13. Mini Toolshed

    Started by davidmoody, Feb 3, 2016 08:54 PM
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  14. Wood turning scrapers

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 2, 2016 08:24 AM
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  15. Truck cab attachment for engine hoist.

    Started by Super 55, Feb 1, 2016 12:44 AM
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    Feb 3, 2016, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  16. Base for Shopsmith as fixed drill press

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 1, 2016 06:53 AM
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  17. AIR TOOL CART

    Started by Super 55, Feb 1, 2016 12:37 AM
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