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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. The Great Seal Bug - photos

    Started by Altair, Dec 24, 2020 07:13 PM
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  2. Making my own touchmark stamp

    Started by anthonyget, Dec 25, 2020 08:33 AM
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  3. Dark Age tools - photos

    Started by Altair, Dec 24, 2020 08:27 PM
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  4. Collection of homemade hand tools - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 18, 2020 03:14 PM
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  5. Nut press - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2020 03:47 PM
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  6. F-86H Sabre fighter cutaway - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 22, 2020 07:13 PM
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  7. Why gauge blocks stick together - video

    Started by Altair, Dec 25, 2020 07:13 PM
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  8. 1900s steam shovel - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 27, 2020 03:42 PM
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  9. Lavish wrought iron newel and railing - photo

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

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  11. Transporting a locomotive across a gorge - photo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Started by Jon, Dec 25, 2020 12:15 PM
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  19. 1588 armorer's vise - photo

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

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