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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. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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  5. Great tool to protect your car from robbing

    Started by Metalgeria, Jul 27, 2022 03:51 PM
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  6. T slot cutter - video

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  7. Cross table - video

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  8. Woodworker's marking gauge - video

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  9. Chisel holding vise grips - video

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  10. Power hammer dies - video

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  11. Grind wheel dresser - video

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  12. LIPSTICK. A use for lipstick for mating surfaces.

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  13. Diesel wood splitter - video

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  16. Using a tap as a thread boring tool - video

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  17. Minamil $50 CNC router - video

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