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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. Mini coping saw - video

    Started by Jon, Oct 19, 2022 05:22 PM
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  6. Moved: Semplice pantografo per tornio - Simple lathe pantograph

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  7. DIY LATHE TOOL HOLDER RACK: SHOP HACKS IDEA !

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  8. A small corner plane

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  9. Making a knife on a lathe - video

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  10. Fusion of router/trimmer and lathe - video

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  13. Knife sharpening system - video

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  14. Lathe universal chamfering tool - video

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  15. 7 circular saw jigs - video

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