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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 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. Quiet compressor - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 8, 2022 03:31 PM
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    Sep 13, 2022, 06:33 AM Go to last post
  2. Lathe part 8

    Started by Budget Built, Sep 12, 2022 11:08 AM
    #diy, #diytools, #homemade, #homemadetools, #metallathe
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 996
    Sep 13, 2022, 04:08 AM Go to last post
  3. 3D printed v-blocks - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 12, 2022 04:36 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Sep 12, 2022, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Cool Forge

    Started by Budget Built, Sep 10, 2022 06:15 AM
    #budgetbuilt, #diy, #forge, #homemade, #homemadetools
    • Replies: 3
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    Sep 12, 2022, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  5. Toolmaker's mill vise - video

    Started by Jon, Aug 30, 2022 05:52 PM
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    Sep 12, 2022, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  6. Wagon vise - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 9, 2022 03:55 PM
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    Sep 12, 2022, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  7. Magnetic drive for my pantograph pattern torch

    Started by Frank S, Sep 3, 2022 10:27 PM
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  8. Tool boxes

    Started by Bcampbell1989, Aug 26, 2022 07:51 AM
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    Sep 12, 2022, 06:48 AM Go to last post
  9. Metal Bender Broken Vise Restoration [ Full video]

    Started by Metalgeria, Sep 11, 2022 04:36 PM
    metal bender, restoration
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    Sep 12, 2022, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  10. Homemade Paper and wood sawdust briquettes

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Sep 11, 2022 12:08 PM
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    Sep 12, 2022, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  11. No-spill oil container - videos

    Started by Jon, Sep 6, 2022 04:42 PM
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    Sep 11, 2022, 06:50 PM Go to last post
  12. Make a demagnetizer from an old electric motor.

    Started by mr_modify1, Sep 5, 2022 08:17 AM
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    Sep 11, 2022, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  13. Thread copier - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 1, 2022 03:52 PM
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    Sep 11, 2022, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  14. Mini lathe from scrap - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 7, 2022 03:09 PM
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    Sep 11, 2022, 05:46 PM Go to last post
  15. Aligning Hidden Holes

    Started by rgsparber, Sep 6, 2022 12:22 PM
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    Sep 11, 2022, 04:45 PM Go to last post
  16. High resolution machinist jacks - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 7, 2022 03:07 PM
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  17. drill jug for drilling holes in washers

    Started by Frank S, Mar 8, 2022 11:39 PM
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    Sep 10, 2022, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  18. DIY projects compilation

    Started by Budget Built, Sep 10, 2022 02:34 AM
    #forge. #metalsaw, #homemadetools, #lathe, #metalbender, #metalroller
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