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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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    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. Articulating knife vise - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 01:29 PM
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  2. Bandsaw mill - videos

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 01:27 PM
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  3. Rotary positioner table - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 9, 2022 01:27 PM
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  4. Jigsaw from sewing machine - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 03:27 PM
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  5. Shortening the lathe switch lever

    Started by Frank S, Jun 8, 2022 11:29 PM
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  6. Simple DIY Woodworking Template Jig

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jun 8, 2022 04:03 PM
    jig, plywoodworking, star knobs
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  7. Moved: 1919 AJS Rebuild

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  8. MAKING SIMPLE HOMEMADE METAL BREAK!!

    Started by orioncons36, Jun 5, 2022 10:36 AM
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  9. Hammer from copper wires - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 03:26 PM
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  10. Lathe bellows - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 8, 2022 03:26 PM
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  11. Multifunctional woodworking table - video

    Started by Jon, May 26, 2022 11:52 AM
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  12. Water pump to grinding machine

    Started by Metalgeria, Jun 7, 2022 06:33 AM
    grinding machine, water pump
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  13. Tailstock Chuck Build. Part 2

    Started by ttmrj, Jun 7, 2022 11:53 PM
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  14. Sheetmetal cutter - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 7, 2022 03:03 PM
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  15. Pipe welding positioner - video

    Started by Jon, Jun 7, 2022 03:02 PM
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  16. Cool Wall Mounted Chisel & Turning Tool Rack

    Started by Mazay, Jun 6, 2022 12:50 PM
    chisel homemade rocks, chisel rack, chisels holder, tools rack
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  17. Rivnut Tool

    Started by Improvised DIY, Jun 6, 2022 12:01 PM
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  18. Full automatic dust collection system

    Started by thecuzdoes, Jun 5, 2022 04:55 PM
    automatic dust collection, automatic dust gates, blast gates, dust collection, dust collection system
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  19. Simple quick change tool post - video

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