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Interesting build to use a grinder to make circles

Instead of a router, using a grinder to make a circle out of metal. https://www.instructables.com/id/Grinder-Circle-CompassJig/

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Nice build to pull concrete used for a fence post out

Nice build, thought a bit more work than I would have done (and I don’t have a welder). I could also see this being used for a stump puller. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/concrete-fence-post-removal-tool-video-80666?homelistings#post163119

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Nice Drill Press accessories

The author build a dust collector and laser guide. Only thing with both of them is you have to constantly adjust them if the table moves. https://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Dust-Collector-Laser-Guide/

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One fancy tablesaw sled

The sled can be used to make miter cuts with a table saw. Me…well I have a compound miter to do that, but if I did not, or wanted to go down to one tool, this could be a good … Continue reading

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Nice home built dust collector system

Pretty amazing build. Most builds involve using a shop vac in it, this one, the author re-purposes a blower motor. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/how-make-dust-collector-system-small-shop-low-watt-but-powerfull-80128?homelistings#post160991

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nice multi angle table saw jig

This can be used not just for angled cuts, but to “straighten” out boards that have a curve to them. Relatively simple build too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/4-1-multi-adjustable-table-saw-jig-78635?homelistings#post155545

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Nice build for a roller stand

Very nice build. A bit more work than I would do thought. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/easy-diy-adjustable-3-rolls-outfeed-stand-%7C-free-plans-79885?homelistings#post160084

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Another nice build for a pocket hole jig

Nice build done with mostly hand tools and a table saw https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/pocket-hole-jigs-diy-pocket-hole-drill-bit-79869?homelistings#post160016

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Nice completely home made pocket hole jig

It has alot of nice features you find on the over $100 jigs. But is completely homemade. Me, not so sure I would have the patience to make this one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0UPTXwPyDk

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Another nice drill press tool holder

Another nice build. Also built from scrap. It is roughly 3/4 inch plywood being used (author had a 1/4 and 1/2 inch that he combined). https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Drill-Press-Tool-Holder/

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