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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Cross Slide Mod 9x20 Lathe

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 30, 2015 02:10 PM
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    Jan 31, 2015, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: An Sheet Metal flange Bender

    Started by Eagle_view, Jan 25, 2015 02:35 PM
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  3. Thumbs up Help with a ring roller

    Started by bullchuck, Jan 24, 2015 08:57 PM
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    Jan 28, 2015, 05:22 AM Go to last post
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  4. A Measure of Added Protection for your Computer

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 26, 2015 08:13 AM
    anti-virus, computers
    • Replies: 5
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    Jan 27, 2015, 09:01 PM Go to last post
  5. Poor Man's Height Gauge.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 26, 2015 05:41 AM
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    Jan 26, 2015, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  6. Simple height marker

    Started by astroracer, Jan 26, 2015 06:27 AM
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    Jan 26, 2015, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Poor Man's Centering/Measuring Pins

    Started by astroracer, Jan 26, 2015 05:32 AM
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    Jan 26, 2015, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  8. Precision Toolmakers bench vise

    Started by Evoght, Jan 26, 2015 01:28 PM
    precision, tool maker
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    Jan 26, 2015, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Knuckle boom crane onto 1951 Int'l Truck

    Started by KustomsbyKent, Jan 18, 2015 06:42 AM
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    Jan 26, 2015, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  10. Man Basket attachment for Knuckle Boom crane

    Started by KustomsbyKent, Jan 18, 2015 06:46 AM
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    Jan 26, 2015, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  11. Forge Bladesmith's Hammer...

    Started by GBrackett, Jan 21, 2015 03:33 PM
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    Jan 25, 2015, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: My Disk Sander built

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 04:58 PM
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  13. Adventures in Friction Forming Bosses

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 22, 2015 06:51 PM
    friction forming, mill/drill
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    Jan 23, 2015, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  14. Made a stand for my post vise.

    Started by GBrackett, Jan 20, 2015 08:06 PM
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    Jan 22, 2015, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  15. A Spillproof Oil Can

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 22, 2015 12:40 PM
    lathe, machining, mill, oil can
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    Jan 22, 2015, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  16. Wood lathe drive center

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 06:02 PM
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    Jan 22, 2015, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  17. Deluxe version screw driver

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Aug 21, 2014 07:46 AM
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    Jan 21, 2015, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  18. Wooden strong knob / wheel

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 05:15 PM
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    Jan 21, 2015, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  19. Gear extractor

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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