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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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  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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    Started by winkys workshop, Jan 13, 2022 10:19 PM
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  2. Maker stamp - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 14, 2022 05:51 PM
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  3. Snow plow for lawn tractor - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 12, 2022 04:38 PM
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  4. Moved: Vise for irregular shapes

    Started by Made in Garage, Jan 12, 2022 11:43 AM
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  5. G76 Threading Cycles on a DIY CNC Lathe - Basics

    Started by GBWM, Jan 13, 2022 05:49 AM
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  6. Practical experiments making a CNC gantry

    Started by Bongodrummer, Jan 13, 2022 04:14 AM
    cnc, design, gantry
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    Jan 13, 2022, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  7. Make your own Domino Joining Tool!

    Started by Marsh, Jan 12, 2022 09:48 AM
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    Jan 13, 2022, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  8. Anvil holdfasts

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 12, 2022 09:33 AM
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  9. threading chart wall

    Started by Frank S, Jan 10, 2022 08:45 PM
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    Jan 12, 2022, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  10. Circular saw angle grinder attachment - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 12, 2022 04:37 PM
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    Jan 12, 2022, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  11. Moved: Making a heavy door

    Started by Metalgeria, Jan 12, 2022 01:57 PM
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  12. Half dead center for the mini lathe - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 7, 2022 05:36 PM
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  13. Electric chisel from angle grinder - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 11, 2022 05:34 PM
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    Jan 11, 2022, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Box cutter knife - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 11, 2022 05:33 PM
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  15. Turret lathe die holder - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 11, 2022 05:33 PM
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  16. Fullers (pair)

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 4, 2022 01:52 PM
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  17. Digital dividing head - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 5, 2022 06:28 PM
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    Jan 11, 2022, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  18. Mobile Base For Cast Iron Table Saw

    Started by tiger carpenter, Jan 9, 2022 11:13 PM
    cast iron, caster, mobile base, table saw, wheels
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    Jan 10, 2022, 07:26 PM Go to last post
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    Jan 10, 2022, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  19. Homemade PERFORA SANDBLES template. How to do.

    Started by Bricoleando, Jan 9, 2022 01:43 PM
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