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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. Nut Cracker

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, Dec 15, 2022 02:29 AM
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  3. Quick release welding table fixturing clamp - video

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  4. Louver punch - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 23, 2022 02:24 PM
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  5. Wafer iron - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 23, 2022 02:23 PM
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  6. Square drill adaptation - video

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  7. Jack stand - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 22, 2022 05:03 PM
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  8. Planer blade sharpening system - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 22, 2022 05:05 PM
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  9. Three in one sander - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 22, 2022 05:04 PM
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  10. Vintage style ratchet screwdriver - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 22, 2022 05:03 PM
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  11. Lathe Collet Chuck

    Started by Improvised DIY, Dec 18, 2022 06:05 AM
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  12. A Genius Smart idea that you haven't seen before

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Dec 17, 2022 04:09 AM
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  13. Sharpening bench top metal shears

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  14. hand knobs - simple DIY versions

    Started by Occasional machinist, Dec 21, 2022 02:45 AM
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  15. Die holder - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2022 04:18 PM
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  16. Pneumatic jack from fire extinguisher - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2022 04:18 PM
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  17. Drill press vise clamp - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2022 04:17 PM
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  18. Fixture index post - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2022 04:17 PM
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  19. Floorboard clamp - video

    Started by Jon, Dec 21, 2022 04:16 PM
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