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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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  7. Moved: Homebrew CNC Engraver

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  8. Moved: SCR Motor Speed Control made from salvaged parts

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  9. Moved: Mini Lathe Cross Slide DRO

    Started by DaveInPA, Jun 22, 2015 08:52 AM
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  10. How to upload photos...

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  12. Table Saw and Jointer Dolly

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  13. Measuring an End Mill's Effective Diameter

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  14. Moved: CNC 3 axis mill question is this the right place to ask?

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  17. Moved: My Homemade 18" Band saw

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