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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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  1. Steam locomotive cutaway - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 9, 2020 08:13 PM
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  2. Dog-Gone Shock trash can - photo

    Started by Altair, Mar 25, 2019 08:51 PM
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  3. Saturn I first stage assembly plant - photo

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  4. 1945 atom bomb containment vessel - photos

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  5. Simple wire bender - video

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  6. Vintage McCormick-Deering thresher - photo

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  7. Smoke tester - video

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  8. Roller bender - video

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  9. Chain cutter - video

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  10. Chisel made from wrench - video

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  11. Crabeater seal teeth - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 1, 2020 08:13 PM
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  12. Crane lifts crane lifting crane - GIF

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  13. Lister engine cutaway - photo

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  14. 16th century wheellock pistol - photo

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  15. Antique analytical balance - photo

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  16. Constructing NACA's wind tunnel propellers - GIF

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  17. Royal Caribbean Oasis-class cruise ship engine - photo

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  18. Giant micrometer - GIF

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