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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. Basic homemade tools and tips should go in the Basic Homemade Tools and Tips subforum.

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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. The world's cheapest parting off blade holder

    Started by xynudu, Oct 25, 2019 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,506
    Oct 25, 2019, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Industrial style lamp

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Oct 25, 2019 03:28 PM
    lamp, lathe
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,016
    Oct 25, 2019, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  3. furniture for the lathe for metal

    Started by Eloy Workshop, May 21, 2019 07:27 AM
    lathe for metal
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,099
    Oct 25, 2019, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  4. Bearing puller

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Aug 2, 2019 03:44 PM
    bearing puller
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,498
    Oct 25, 2019, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Spinning Nuts On A Threaded Rod

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 24, 2019 09:07 AM
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  6. How To Fix Cheap Miter Saw and Add Laser Guide

    Started by Didpoolhall, Oct 24, 2019 02:20 PM
    laser guide, miter saw, plywoodworking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,219
    Oct 24, 2019, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Helical pile adapter hex to square

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:10 AM
    custom metal fabrication, footings, helical pile, machining
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,274
    Oct 24, 2019, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  8. Small propane forge for light duty "blacksmithing".

    Started by sandho, Oct 24, 2019 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 24, 2019, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Helical pile adapter in action

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:19 AM
    construction, custom tool, footing, helical pile
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 354
    Oct 24, 2019, 04:19 AM Go to last post
  10. Indexing Fixture Part 4

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 23, 2019 05:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,342
    Oct 23, 2019, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  11. Heavy Duty Press Brake

    Started by jonlegrand1, Oct 23, 2019 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,776
    Oct 23, 2019, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  12. DIY Powered Disc Sander

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Oct 23, 2019 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,214
    Oct 23, 2019, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Homemade F-Clamps for welding

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 23, 2019 07:21 AM
    f clamp; c clamp;
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,685
    Oct 23, 2019, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  14. Tow truck bed project

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 23, 2019 03:20 AM
    custom metal fabrication., metal fabrication, rollback, tow truck
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,152
    Oct 23, 2019, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  15. Circular saw to chop saw conversion..

    Started by Tuomas, Oct 18, 2019 07:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,624
    Oct 23, 2019, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  16. Indexing Fixture Part 3

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 23, 2019 05:03 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,111
    Oct 23, 2019, 05:03 AM Go to last post
  17. How to build a truck flat bed

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 23, 2019 03:40 AM
    flat bed, metal fabrication, tow truck
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,143
    Oct 23, 2019, 03:40 AM Go to last post
  18. Moved: Powered Lathe Slotter and Shaper

    Started by Me2, Oct 12, 2019 06:14 PM
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  19. Lightbulb Extra Strong Long Reach Wooden C-Clamp

    Started by RCTURKA, Oct 22, 2019 01:06 PM
    clamp, greensaw, long clamp, wooden clamp
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,318
    Oct 22, 2019, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  20. DIY- How to make wood mini drilling tools

    Started by diy thecq, Oct 20, 2019 11:42 PM
    diy how to make, diy mini drill, homemade tool, homemadetool, thecq
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 602
    Oct 22, 2019, 08:29 PM Go to last post



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