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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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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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

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  1. Moved: Angle grinder hooks

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 29, 2022 07:34 AM
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  2. A machinist's plumb bob

    Started by mklotz, Sep 5, 2015 10:27 AM
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  3. Long clamps

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 24, 2022 02:32 AM
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  4. Another pool noodle application

    Started by mklotz, Jul 2, 2022 11:54 AM
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  5. Homemade Machinist Hammer w/ Exchangable Tips

    Started by GBWM, Jun 27, 2022 12:48 PM
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  6. Portable power station from lawn vacuum - video

    Started by Jon, Jul 1, 2022 04:19 PM
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  7. Table saw rolling guide - video

    Started by Jon, Jul 1, 2022 04:20 PM
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  8. Sphere turning jig - video

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  9. Drill guide - video

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  10. Belt grinder from washing machine motor - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 30, 2022 04:26 PM
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  11. Cool Disc Grinder Build

    Started by JKeetonKnives, Jun 24, 2022 07:18 AM
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  12. HOW TO MAKE BEVEL JIG

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  13. OD grinding fixture - video

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  14. Beer bottle labeling machine - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 23, 2022 03:48 PM
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  15. Lathe - videos

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  16. Thin strip jig - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 30, 2022 04:25 PM
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  17. Sandblaster/pressure washer - video

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  18. Scraper from hand plane - videos

    Started by Jon, Jun 30, 2022 04:24 PM
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