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Talk about homemade tools and ideas for homemade tools in this forum. If you post any of your homemade tools, they'll be automatically added to the HomemadeTools.net directory of homemade tools, and credited to your username. The best tools are awarded a $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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    Started by morsa, Oct 9, 2016 02:45 PM
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  5. WOODEN CABINET NESTED IN AN IRON TABLE

    Started by morsa, Oct 6, 2016 05:32 PM
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    Started by Frank S, Oct 9, 2016 01:54 AM
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  8. table leg drilling jig

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  9. Harbor Freight Tubing Roller upgrade

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  10. How to: Vfd with a drum Switch

    Started by bstanga, May 8, 2016 08:49 PM
    3phase, mill, vfd
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