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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. Basic homemade tools and tips should go in the Basic Homemade Tools and Tips subforum.

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Moved: Make A Welding Table From Pieces Of Thick Metal

    Started by fox craft, Feb 18, 2021 12:32 PM
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  2. Machining a 16"x8" square

    Started by N4NV, Feb 13, 2021 09:29 PM
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    Feb 20, 2021, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Shop made lapping plates

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Feb 7, 2021 11:04 PM
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  4. Homemade glass cutter tool using old spark plug

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Feb 19, 2021 10:20 AM
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    Feb 20, 2021, 03:34 AM Go to last post
  5. Hook knives, left & right

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 19, 2021 09:58 AM
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  6. Moved: Angle plate for milling machine

    Started by bouboulas, Feb 19, 2021 12:15 AM
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  7. Lightbulb Galvanized steel without electricity

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Feb 17, 2021 12:11 PM
    galvanization, homemade, how to make, ideas, zinc
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    Feb 19, 2021, 03:51 AM Go to last post
  8. Variable Feed Speed Control for Mini-Lathe

    Started by tmate3, Jan 25, 2021 10:14 AM
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    Feb 18, 2021, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Easy Stand for Grinder, Vise, Arbor Press, etc.

    Started by tmate3, Feb 16, 2021 08:32 AM
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  10. Making a stand

    Started by Tuomas, Feb 8, 2021 12:50 AM
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  11. Exclamation Making a Super Accurate Corner Clamp

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Feb 15, 2021 11:20 AM
    angle clamp, angle clamps, clamp, clamping, corner clamp
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  12. Quick-change Toolpost

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  13. Moved: How to Replace / Fix Drill Press Chuck

    Started by tiger carpenter, Feb 17, 2021 04:39 AM
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  14. Taper Tooling for Homemade Milling Machine

    Started by engineer steve, Feb 16, 2021 02:25 PM
    mill, milling machine, milling tools, taper, tool
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    Feb 17, 2021, 04:04 AM Go to last post
  15. 4" x 6" Horizontal Bandsaw Tuneup

    Started by winkys workshop, Feb 16, 2021 09:22 PM
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  16. Thumbs up Extension Cable Reel Making - DIY Video

    Started by RCTURKA, Feb 7, 2021 09:20 PM
    cable reel, extension cable, extension cable reel, extension cord
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