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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  1. Making a hat on a sewing machine - GIF

    Started by Jon, Sep 13, 2019 09:18 PM
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  2. Diamond core drilling - GIF

    Started by Jon, Feb 20, 2021 11:36 AM
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  3. Drill circle cutter - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 22, 2021 06:07 AM
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  4. Machining a multi-start thread - video

    Started by Altair, Feb 13, 2021 08:27 PM
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  5. Antique puzzle safe - GIF

    Started by Jon, Feb 20, 2021 12:15 PM
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  6. Chicken plucker - video

    Started by Jon, Feb 12, 2021 03:30 PM
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  7. Dangerous Chinese paper mill - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 18, 2021 08:27 PM
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  8. Tire splitting tool - GIF

    Started by Jon, Sep 22, 2020 03:44 PM
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  9. Tire tread stacking machine - GIF

    Started by Altair, Sep 28, 2020 09:51 PM
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  10. Recycling a large tire - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 17, 2021 03:42 PM
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  11. Imploding cooling towers - GIF

    Started by Jon, Feb 20, 2021 12:26 PM
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  12. Auger forming machine - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 18, 2021 06:07 AM
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  13. Laying high voltage underground cable - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 19, 2021 08:27 PM
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  14. Pottery throwing gauge - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 20, 2021 06:07 AM
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  15. The church steeple repairer

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  16. Shaft drill - GIF

    Started by Jon, Apr 26, 2018 10:50 AM
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  17. Changi Airport baggage carousel - GIF

    Started by Altair, Sep 1, 2020 06:07 AM
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  18. CO2 pipe freezing clamp - GIF

    Started by Jon, Feb 17, 2021 10:00 AM
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  19. Forging steel balls - GIF

    Started by Altair, Feb 16, 2021 09:51 PM
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