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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. Miniature tap holders - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 13, 2022 05:52 PM
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  2. Alligator gauge (thickness)

    Started by Make Things, Jun 13, 2022 01:40 AM
    diy, free plans, gauge, thickness, woodworking
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    Jun 13, 2022, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Cutting a Keyway WITHOUT a broach

    Started by winkys workshop, Jun 10, 2022 02:36 PM
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  4. Demagnetiser - Quick build...

    Started by ttmrj, Jun 11, 2022 04:05 AM
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  5. Concrete mixer - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 10, 2022 05:14 PM
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    Jun 12, 2022, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Minimalist Dot Peen Marking

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 2, 2022 08:20 AM
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  7. Power tool battery packs - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 7, 2022 04:03 PM
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    Jun 11, 2022, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  8. Trolly for sliding bifold door.

    Started by Frank S, Jun 10, 2022 12:25 AM
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    Jun 11, 2022, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  9. Chuck backplate - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 04:27 PM
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    Jun 10, 2022, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  10. Injection molding machine from pneumatic press - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 10, 2022 05:14 PM
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  11. Brass thumbscrews - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 2, 2022 02:30 PM
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    Jun 9, 2022, 11:39 PM Go to last post
  12. Logan lathe taper attachment - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 02:29 PM
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  13. Articulating knife vise - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 02:29 PM
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  14. Bandsaw mill - videos

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 02:27 PM
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    Jun 9, 2022, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  15. Rotary positioner table - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 02:27 PM
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  16. Jigsaw from sewing machine - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 04:27 PM
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    Jun 9, 2022, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  17. Shortening the lathe switch lever

    Started by Frank S, Jun 9, 2022 12:29 AM
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    Jun 9, 2022, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  18. Simple DIY Woodworking Template Jig

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jun 8, 2022 05:03 PM
    jig, plywoodworking, star knobs
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