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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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  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. Taper grinding a drill bit

    Started by Frank S, Mar 29, 2022 09:33 PM
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  2. Moved: DIY METAL/WOOD SCRIBERS AND GRINDER HOLDER!!!

    Started by orioncons36, Mar 27, 2022 01:34 PM
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  3. Bar twister - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 1, 2022 01:34 PM
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    Apr 1, 2022, 11:19 PM Go to last post
  4. Gantry crane - videos

    Started by Jon, Mar 30, 2022 01:50 PM
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  5. Gray Drum Drive garden tractor - videos

    Started by Jon, Apr 1, 2022 01:38 PM
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  6. Pressure washer - video

    Started by Jon, Apr 1, 2022 01:34 PM
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  7. Thumbs up DIY Carbide Woodturning Tools

    Started by Mazay, Mar 26, 2022 12:31 PM
    chisels, woodtirning, woodturning tools
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  8. Simple Water-butt Filter

    Started by olderdan, Mar 31, 2022 04:33 AM
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  9. tent addition to the shop.

    Started by Frank S, Mar 29, 2022 02:53 PM
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    Mar 31, 2022, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  10. Slider Crosscut circular saw with vise clamp

    Started by Didpoolhall, Mar 25, 2022 12:11 PM
    circular saw guide, plywoodworking
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    Mar 31, 2022, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  11. Tools from broken endmills - video

    Started by Jon, Mar 23, 2022 03:42 PM
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  12. Boring tool holders - video

    Started by Jon, Mar 31, 2022 01:49 PM
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  13. Circular sawmill - video

    Started by Jon, Mar 31, 2022 01:48 PM
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  14. Wheelbarrow - video

    Started by Jon, Mar 31, 2022 01:47 PM
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  15. Pen drill - video

    Started by Jon, Mar 31, 2022 01:47 PM
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  16. Lightbulb DIY Speed Controller for Power Tools

    Started by Mazay, Mar 14, 2022 01:54 PM
    speed controller, voltage regulator
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    Mar 31, 2022, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  17. HF 90 lb sand blast nozzle cap

    Started by Frank S, Mar 29, 2022 09:49 PM
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    Mar 30, 2022, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  18. Moved: DIY Sliding Table Saw [Part2] Final

    Started by Metalgeria, Mar 27, 2022 02:54 AM
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