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    Tool Rest - Just Make Them

    A long time back I think I posted a thread on making your own tool rests but im not sure if it is still around. So I thought I would repost some pictures of tool rests I have made in the past. I will grant you that they are not pretty but they were certainly cheap to make from scrap steel and contactor stakes fom the big box and i paid a local shop $15 to weld them. Of course you can make your own variations on length and design but that is the fun in designing your own right ?
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    Last edited by Dan Mosley; 05-07-2014 at 05:37 AM.
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    I've got to agree, I DO IT all the time too!
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    Yes. Good. I have done a couple. Inexpensive and you get exactly what you want.
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