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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. Big Bench Vice out of scrap

    Started by Ed., Jun 27, 2013 06:03 PM
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    Jul 4, 2013, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  2. cross stitch holder

    Started by naughtyboy, Jul 2, 2013 10:46 AM
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    Jul 3, 2013, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  3. lathe light/magnifier

    Started by naughtyboy, Jul 2, 2013 10:37 AM
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    Jul 3, 2013, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  4. lathe coolant supply

    Started by naughtyboy, Jul 2, 2013 05:55 AM
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    Jul 2, 2013, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  5. 3 Wheel steadies & string steady

    Started by ColWA, Jun 29, 2013 10:25 PM
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    Jul 1, 2013, 10:31 AM Go to last post
  6. Wood Turning Tools

    Started by ColWA, Jun 29, 2013 09:50 PM
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  7. Vice softjaws

    Started by Workshopshed, Jun 29, 2013 11:05 AM
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  8. ford truck cab dolly

    Started by jniolon, Jun 29, 2013 10:40 AM
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  9. Set of wood carving chisels.

    Started by Ed., Jun 27, 2013 05:47 PM
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  10. TIG Cooler

    Started by Ed., Jun 27, 2013 06:43 PM
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  11. Heavy welding table

    Started by Ed., Jun 27, 2013 06:18 PM
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  12. Two small stainless hammers

    Started by Ed., Jun 27, 2013 05:36 PM
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    Jun 28, 2013, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  13. collet for lathe

    Started by naughtyboy, Jun 23, 2013 03:39 AM
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  14. Hand Held English Wheel Planisher

    Started by Wendelspanswick, Jun 20, 2013 05:46 AM
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  15. chuck adaptor and tapping guide

    Started by naughtyboy, Jun 22, 2013 07:44 AM
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    Jun 24, 2013, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  16. allen kex extender

    Started by naughtyboy, Jun 21, 2013 10:05 AM
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  17. Wood Thicknesser

    Started by nev, Jun 21, 2013 08:16 AM
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  18. Opensource.. Customizable Ergonomic Spray-Gun 1.0

    Started by BAFALA, Jun 19, 2013 05:54 AM
    3d print, gun, spray, spraycan, spraygun
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    Jun 19, 2013, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Grinder

    Started by bsmith, Jun 17, 2013 07:26 PM
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