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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

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Manual knurling tool - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 22, 2022 02:51 PM
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  2. Radius turning tool - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 22, 2022 02:50 PM
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  3. Magnetic drill press - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 22, 2022 02:50 PM
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  4. Twin screw bench vise - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 22, 2022 02:49 PM
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  5. Machinist Hammer - You Won't Believe My Crazy Idea

    Started by AB-SHOP, Sep 21, 2022 06:05 AM
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  6. Mole killer - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 20, 2022 03:44 PM
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  7. 3D printed metal polishing tools - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 21, 2022 01:53 PM
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  8. Bench router grinder - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 21, 2022 01:52 PM
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  9. Rice transplanter - video

    Started by Jon, Aug 25, 2022 02:50 PM
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  10. Homemade Mini Sandblastert with Spark Plug Nozzle

    Started by PowerMk, Sep 20, 2022 04:38 AM
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  11. Offroad wheel clamp - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 20, 2022 03:43 PM
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  12. Grain mill - video

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  13. Mini drill press - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 20, 2022 03:43 PM
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  14. Reusing a tea box

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Sep 20, 2022 05:12 AM
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  15. Moved: A new type of micrometer anvil - video

    Started by Occasional machinist, Sep 20, 2022 04:40 AM
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  16. Moved: Making Chain Drive Differential

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  17. Hidden fastener plane - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 19, 2022 03:43 PM
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  18. Bench vise - video

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  19. Froe from railroad anchor - video

    Started by Jon, Sep 19, 2022 03:42 PM
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  20. Moved: MAKING HOLE SAW DRILLING JIG!!

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