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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. Lavish wrought iron newel and railing - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 24, 2020 09:51 PM
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  2. Cracking nuts in China - GIFs

    Started by Jon, Dec 24, 2020 01:06 PM
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  3. Transporting a locomotive across a gorge - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 25, 2020 08:27 PM
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  4. Machining bottle molds in the 1930s - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 26, 2020 08:27 PM
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  5. Large manual crosscut saw in use - GIF

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2020 03:13 PM
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  6. Scratch-built .22LR - videos

    Started by Jon, Dec 26, 2020 12:41 PM
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  7. Roosevelt Dam gate valves - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 26, 2020 06:07 AM
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  8. Four-cylinder Stirling engine - GIF

    Started by Altair, Dec 24, 2020 03:42 PM
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  9. Long bar clamps - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 25, 2020 01:27 PM
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  10. Aluminum vise jaws - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 25, 2020 12:15 PM
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  11. 1588 armorer's vise - photo

    Started by Jon, Dec 25, 2020 09:59 AM
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  12. Steel Truss Engineering

    Started by hemmjo, Dec 23, 2020 09:36 AM
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  13. Shooting plane - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 24, 2020 01:41 PM
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  14. Simple branding iron - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 24, 2020 02:56 PM
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  15. WWI pack horse carrying machine gun - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 22, 2020 08:27 PM
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  16. A simple, quiet door closer

    Started by CharlesWaugh, Dec 23, 2020 07:32 PM
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  17. 1690 combination flintlock pistol and dagger - photos

    Started by Jon, Dec 23, 2020 03:21 PM
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  18. Thawing heavy equipment - GIFs

    Started by Jon, Dec 23, 2020 03:15 PM
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  19. Graver and template set - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 24, 2020 01:40 PM
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  20. How an edible Christmas tree decoration is made - GIF

    Started by Jon, Dec 24, 2020 01:03 PM
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