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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. Hidden fastener plane - video

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  4. Moved: MAKING HOLE SAW DRILLING JIG!!

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  5. Downdraft Sanding Box

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  6. Moved: Vickers machine gun

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  7. Stainless steel boring bar holders - video

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  8. Clamp from motorcycle parts - video

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  9. Cross table - video

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  10. Battery spot welder - video

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  11. Machinist's hammer - video

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  12. Angle grinder belt sander - video

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  13. Rotary chuck adapter - video

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  14. Hydraulic press - video

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  15. Hexagon cutter - video

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  16. Small surface grinder - videos

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  17. 3D printed router lift - video

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  18. Glue gun from drill - video

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