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Talk about homemade tools and ideas for homemade tools in this forum. If you post any of your homemade tools, they'll be automatically added to the HomemadeTools.net directory of homemade tools, and credited to your username. The best tools are awarded a $100 weekly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Car jack - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 6, 2022 04:01 PM
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  2. Modular vacuum chucks for milling machine - video

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  3. Pipe vise from brake disc - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 6, 2022 04:01 PM
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  4. Lathe cross-slide jig plate

    Started by thehomeengineer, Nov 25, 2022 02:08 PM
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  5. Moved: Lathe DRO: How to use it to make long pieces - Tips and Tricks

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  6. Panel saw - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 5, 2022 04:57 PM
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  7. Vise from motorcycle parts - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 5, 2022 04:56 PM
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  8. Storage Cubbords

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  9. Sharpening knives on a lathe (Meat grinder)

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  10. Chisel from old bearing - video

    Started by Jon, Nov 28, 2022 03:50 PM
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  11. Forged scissors - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 2, 2022 06:09 PM
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  12. Internal Stock Stop for the Mini Lathe

    Started by dgbreggin, Dec 1, 2022 10:10 PM
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  13. Milling vise washers - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 2, 2022 06:09 PM
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  14. Mini universal bender dies - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 2, 2022 06:08 PM
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  15. Router rails 2.0. Like a router sled but better.

    Started by Make Things, Nov 29, 2022 07:23 AM
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  16. Pipe wrench - video

    Started by Jon, Nov 30, 2022 12:58 PM
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  17. Wood lathe - videos

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