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by homemadetools
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Made Tools
Replies: 21
Views: 5601

Re: Home Made Tools

Yup, the concept of independent invention that you're talking about is called Multiple discovery . A list of historical multiple discoveries is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_multiple_discoveries . The jet engine is a famous one. Going way back to pre-history, I'm sure things like the w...
by homemadetools
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Made Tools
Replies: 21
Views: 5601

Re: Home Made Tools

Most patents are a joke. In the electronic industry employees are encourage to submit patent applications. I have more than a dozen but I am proud of only 3. You would not believe the crap that get patented, some is downright NOT working or based on sound theory and experimental success, some is so...
by homemadetools
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Made Tools
Replies: 21
Views: 5601

Re: Home Made Tools

Hey guys - we have a new ebook out: How to Make a Belt Sander. 100% free of course. Click the graphic below to check it out:

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by homemadetools
Sun May 14, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Helpful Additions
Replies: 5
Views: 6814

Re: Helpful Additions

Homemade tools guy here, not a spammer :) (PROOF: 350+ forums that know us ) Just a note that we featured Greg B's excellent mill table stop in our HomemadeTools.net newsletter: http://mailchi.mp/buildthreads/homemade-tool-of-the-week-lathe-dro-garbage-disposal-motor-342765 We now have 620 homemade ...
by homemadetools
Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 54 Best Homemade Tools from Chaski.org
Replies: 10
Views: 2991

Re: 54 Best Homemade Tools from Chaski.org

That portable machine shop is a fan favorite. Nice to see the machinist-in-training putting it to good use. :D
by homemadetools
Tue Feb 16, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 54 Best Homemade Tools from Chaski.org
Replies: 10
Views: 2991

54 Best Homemade Tools from Chaski.org

Just a heads up that we recently featured The Home Machinist Forum's 54 best homemade tools on HomemadeTools.net. Here's a link to the thread: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/hmt-forum/rocker.gif 54 Best Homemade Tools from the Home Machinist Forum at Chaski.org We share some members between Home...
by homemadetools
Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Made Tools
Replies: 21
Views: 5601

Re: Home Made Tools

Jon here from HomemadeTools.net. I know this thread is an old one, but thanks for the kind words :) To celebrate our 20,000th homemade tool, we made a new ebook featuring our top 50 homemade tools. You guys are welcome to it for free: http://download.homemadetools.net/50MustReadTools.pdf http://down...