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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. Al Osterman machine shop miniatures

    Started by Jon, Mar 4, 2017 09:56 AM
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  2. International Space Station tools

    Started by Jon, Mar 2, 2017 08:01 PM
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  3. Circuit board recycling GIF

    Started by Jon, Mar 1, 2017 09:46 PM
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  4. SAFE-SAW miter saw safety modification

    Started by Jon, Feb 20, 2017 10:30 AM
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    Feb 28, 2017, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  5. Brielmaier hill mower

    Started by Jon, Feb 28, 2017 02:31 PM
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  6. Thermoplastic road marking

    Started by Jon, Feb 22, 2017 09:42 PM
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  7. Ribbon folder GIF

    Started by Jon, Feb 23, 2017 09:00 PM
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  8. Tube tapering machine

    Started by guillermo, Apr 22, 2015 09:07 AM
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  9. Precision Stop Kickstarter for auto-positioning tool

    Started by Jon, Feb 23, 2017 12:03 PM
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  10. Dangerous homemade grinding/chainsaw conversion

    Started by Jon, Feb 15, 2017 10:29 AM
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  11. SaverTooth scaffold clamp

    Started by Jon, Feb 21, 2017 11:48 AM
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  12. Knurler made in Austria

    Started by aphilipmarcou, Feb 13, 2017 12:26 AM
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  13. Arc flash video

    Started by Jon, Feb 20, 2017 06:15 PM
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  14. Soddy circles and plug gages

    Started by mklotz, Sep 4, 2015 09:10 AM
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  15. Sheet music typewriter

    Started by Jon, Feb 18, 2017 06:58 PM
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  16. Human Hoist collapsible garage work chair

    Started by Jon, Feb 15, 2017 06:43 PM
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  17. An introduction to my Grinding Rests

    Started by Metaler, Feb 16, 2017 01:23 PM
    grinding rest, harold hall, sharpen
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  18. Trouble with old sewing machine

    Started by rendoman, Feb 12, 2017 05:02 PM
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  19. Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver

    Started by Jon, Jan 16, 2017 11:38 AM
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