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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Simple DIY Woodworking Template Jig

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jun 8, 2022 04:03 PM
    jig, plywoodworking, star knobs
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    Jun 9, 2022, 05:08 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: 1919 AJS Rebuild

    Started by olderdan, Jun 9, 2022 03:45 AM
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  3. MAKING SIMPLE HOMEMADE METAL BREAK!!

    Started by orioncons36, Jun 5, 2022 10:36 AM
    diy metal bender, homemade metal, metal bender
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    Jun 8, 2022, 07:26 PM Go to last post
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  4. Hammer from copper wires - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 03:26 PM
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    Jun 8, 2022, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Lathe bellows - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 03:26 PM
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  6. Multifunctional woodworking table - video

    Started by Jon, May 26, 2022 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jun 8, 2022, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Water pump to grinding machine

    Started by Metalgeria, Jun 7, 2022 06:33 AM
    grinding machine, water pump
    • Replies: 3
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    Jun 8, 2022, 04:41 AM Go to last post
  8. Tailstock Chuck Build. Part 2

    Started by ttmrj, Jun 7, 2022 11:53 PM
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    Jun 7, 2022, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  9. Sheetmetal cutter - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 7, 2022 03:03 PM
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    • Views: 846
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    Jun 7, 2022, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  10. Pipe welding positioner - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 7, 2022 03:02 PM
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  11. Cool Wall Mounted Chisel & Turning Tool Rack

    Started by Mazay, Jun 6, 2022 12:50 PM
    chisel homemade rocks, chisel rack, chisels holder, tools rack
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    Jun 6, 2022, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  12. Rivnut Tool

    Started by Improvised DIY, Jun 6, 2022 12:01 PM
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    Jun 6, 2022, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  13. Full automatic dust collection system

    Started by thecuzdoes, Jun 5, 2022 04:55 PM
    automatic dust collection, automatic dust gates, blast gates, dust collection, dust collection system
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    Jun 6, 2022, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  14. Simple quick change tool post - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 3, 2022 01:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Jun 6, 2022, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  15. Making a gib using the shaper

    Started by Rustinox, Jun 1, 2022 02:49 AM
    gib, gibs, milling, shaper, shaping
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    Jun 5, 2022, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  16. Cable center punch - video

    Started by Jon, May 27, 2022 04:10 PM
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  17. Moved: Making Crazy ATV Quad 600cc

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  18. Carverís mallet

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 2, 2022 08:29 AM
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