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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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  1. Luthier knives

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 18, 2014 02:32 PM
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    Dec 21, 2014, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  2. Lining clamps for violin making

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 18, 2014 09:24 PM
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    Dec 21, 2014, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  3. QCTP Bracket for Test Indicator Holder Arm

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 18, 2014 08:58 AM
    dial test indicator, lathe, measurement, qctp
    • Replies: 6
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    Dec 19, 2014, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  4. Tenon saw

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 17, 2014 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,896
    Dec 18, 2014, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  5. Table saw sled

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 17, 2014 09:35 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,389
    Dec 17, 2014, 07:44 PM Go to last post
  6. Thumbs up Congratulations captainleeward, #1 tool builder!

    Started by Jon, Dec 1, 2014 02:44 PM
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    Dec 17, 2014, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  7. 3D-Printed MT-3 (Morse Taper) Shelf Inserts

    Started by MetalDesigner, Dec 11, 2014 11:20 AM
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    Dec 16, 2014, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  8. Blacksmith bellows

    Started by azur, Dec 12, 2014 03:44 PM
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    Dec 16, 2014, 06:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Tool Rack for Lathe Tailstock Tooling

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 10, 2014 01:25 PM
    lathe, tailstock, tool rack, tool storage
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    Dec 15, 2014, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Convert a B&D valve Grinder to a Cutter Grinder

    Started by wdenis, Dec 12, 2014 10:01 PM
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  11. Sharpening template guide for wet grinder

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 5, 2014 08:21 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:59 AM Go to last post
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  12. Steady rest - smaller model

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 4, 2014 02:20 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:54 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 4,178
    Dec 14, 2014, 05:51 AM Go to last post
  13. waste oil forge

    Started by spazzmodical, Dec 6, 2014 02:51 PM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  14. Soft vise jaws for luthery

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 9, 2014 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,756
    Dec 14, 2014, 05:39 AM Go to last post
  15. sds skutch chissel

    Started by brightspark, Jan 20, 2013 09:34 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:31 AM Go to last post
  16. Tap tuning Hammer

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 12, 2014 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Dec 14, 2014, 05:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Adapter Plate for 5 inch dia. 4-Jaw Chuck

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 10, 2014 08:47 AM
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    4-jaw chuck, adapter, hot rolled steel, lathe, mini lathe
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    Dec 13, 2014, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  18. Large shop vacuum head

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 11, 2014 12:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Dec 12, 2014, 12:52 PM Go to last post



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