The legendary home machinist forum at is one of the web's hotspots for great homemade tools. I know we share some members between their forum and ours, and is currently in the top 5 on our list of homemade tools sites, with a whopping 618 homemade tools built by members (to see them all, check out: all 618 homemade tools built by members).

Here's our pick of the 54 best homemade tools from