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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. HOMEMADE CIRCLE CUTTING JIG!!

    Started by orioncons36, May 1, 2022 12:12 PM
    diy drill, drill, drill attachment, drill cutter
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,942
    May 2, 2022, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  2. Lightbulb DIY Belt sander/Grinder wheels

    Started by Mazay, May 1, 2022 03:26 AM
    belt grinder, belt grinder wheels, belt sander attachment
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,340
    May 2, 2022, 05:51 AM Go to last post
  3. Vertical shear finishing tool for the lathe - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 28, 2022 03:53 PM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,825
    May 2, 2022, 12:01 AM Go to last post
  4. Gas-powered hydraulic wheelbarrow - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 27, 2022 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    May 1, 2022, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: How To Use Inductive Proximity Sensors

    Started by GBWM, Apr 25, 2022 07:17 AM
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  6. Shooting Board with 3D printed runners

    Started by Dr.Al, Apr 30, 2022 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,772
    May 1, 2022, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  7. Mini Mill DIY Stop Blocks

    Started by JKeetonKnives, Apr 29, 2022 11:34 AM
    mill tooling, milling clamps
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,155
    Apr 30, 2022, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  8. Making parallels on the shaper and on the mill

    Started by Rustinox, Apr 29, 2022 01:15 PM
    deckel fp1, milling machine, parallels, rustinox, shaper
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    Apr 30, 2022, 12:01 AM Go to last post
  9. Ultrasonic cleaner - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 29, 2022 01:51 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Apr 29, 2022, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  10. Burn table for my Pantograph torch

    Started by Frank S, Apr 26, 2022 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,085
    Apr 29, 2022, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  11. CNC Plasma Cutting Complex Shapes

    Started by tmate3, Apr 21, 2022 01:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,388
    Apr 29, 2022, 03:31 PM Go to last post
  12. Engine driven hydraulic power unit - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 29, 2022 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 923
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    Apr 29, 2022, 01:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,441
    Apr 29, 2022, 05:55 AM Go to last post
  13. Cutting dowels with old wrenches

    Started by Make Things, Apr 29, 2022 02:01 AM
    dowel, dowels, lathe, make, woodworking
    • Replies: 1
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    Apr 29, 2022, 04:54 AM Go to last post
  14. DIY Adjustable Safety Sliding Push Table Saw

    Started by Didpoolhall, Apr 21, 2022 12:29 PM
    plywoodworking, push block, safety, table saw
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    Apr 29, 2022, 04:50 AM Go to last post
  15. Cool Making a tool shelf for the anvil stand.

    Started by Catfish, Apr 25, 2022 04:52 PM
    anvil, anvil stand, blacksmith, blacksmithing, blacksmithingtools
    • Replies: 1
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    Apr 29, 2022, 04:45 AM Go to last post
  16. Abrasive belt/doc cleaner

    Started by Philip Davies, Apr 22, 2022 06:14 AM
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    Apr 29, 2022, 04:42 AM Go to last post
  17. Moved: Electromagnetic Drill Press Vise!

    Started by Marsh, Apr 26, 2022 10:07 AM
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  18. Sleeve bushing for lawn tractor crankshaft

    Started by Frank S, Apr 26, 2022 06:36 PM
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    Apr 28, 2022, 05:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Outfeed roller - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 28, 2022 03:53 PM
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    Apr 28, 2022, 03:53 PM Go to last post



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