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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 PM
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  1. Chisel from car strut shaft - video

    Started by Jon, May 6, 2021 05:04 PM
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  2. Table saw round bar jig - video

    Started by Jon, May 6, 2021 05:02 PM
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  3. 1945 column drill press - photo

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  4. Rug tufting tool - GIF

    Started by Jon, May 6, 2021 02:05 PM
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  5. Fanjet FT-600 trainer aircraft - photo

    Started by Altair, May 3, 2021 04:42 PM
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  6. How a mechanical watch works - video

    Started by Altair, May 4, 2021 09:27 PM
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  7. Punching rubber flip-flops - GIF

    Started by Altair, May 4, 2021 10:51 PM
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  8. MV recovery fail - video

    Started by Jon, May 5, 2021 01:44 PM
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  9. Forging a large ring - GIFs

    Started by Altair, May 6, 2021 07:07 AM
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  10. Steam-powered fire engine - photo

    Started by Altair, May 5, 2021 10:51 PM
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  11. 1504 da Vinci globe - photo

    Started by Altair, May 5, 2021 09:27 PM
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  12. Articulated bench camera mount - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 28, 2021 06:38 PM
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  13. Scrapyard shear cutting scrap metal - GIFs

    Started by Altair, May 1, 2021 10:51 PM
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  14. Jeweller's hammer - video

    Started by Jon, May 5, 2021 05:20 PM
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  15. Sliding dovetail plane - video

    Started by Jon, May 5, 2021 05:18 PM
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  16. Welding with some spare metal

    Started by coleman, May 5, 2021 04:20 PM
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  17. TouchDRO is amazing

    Started by nova_robotics, May 3, 2021 01:32 AM
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  18. Carving Godzilla from a single grain of rice - GIF

    Started by Jon, Apr 29, 2021 02:37 PM
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  19. Hydroelectric turbine inlet scrolls - photo

    Started by Altair, May 3, 2021 10:51 PM
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  20. Corn shelling gun - GIF

    Started by Altair, May 4, 2021 07:07 AM
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