The excellent forum at produces a lot of great tool builds, and is home to a legendary 200+ page discussion featuring a wealth of homemade tools.

We share some members in common between and, and is currently #5 on our list of homemade tools sites, with 469 homemade tools built by members (to see them all, check out: 469 homemade tools built by members).

Here's our pick of the 53 best homemade tools from the forum:

tags: lathe