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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. Basic homemade tools and tips should go in the Basic Homemade Tools and Tips subforum.

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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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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: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Cool Building a Mig Tig Welding Cart | ZT Fab

    Started by Catfish, Oct 6, 2019 07:55 AM
    welding, welding aid, welding cart
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 12, 2019, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Hydraulic press / press brake - DIY

    Started by Claudio HG, Oct 5, 2019 08:58 AM
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  3. Moved: qctp tool holders ( shopmade)

    Started by celsoari, Oct 4, 2019 12:44 PM
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    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 11, 2019, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  4. Homemade Live center for metal lathe

    Started by Es Welding, Oct 11, 2019 09:07 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,290
    Oct 11, 2019, 03:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Storage Box for a Spirit Level

    Started by Sam's Workshop Diary, Oct 8, 2019 11:17 AM
    cnc milling
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 11, 2019, 05:55 AM Go to last post
  6. Cool How to Make a Lathe Gearbox Shaft

    Started by Catfish, Oct 9, 2019 04:46 PM
    gearbox, gearbox shaft, lathe gearbox, lathe shaft, shaft
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    Oct 10, 2019, 07:52 PM Go to last post
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  7. Cool How To True Up a Metal Lathe Face Plate

    Started by Catfish, Oct 9, 2019 05:04 PM
    faceplate, lathe, lathe face plate, metal lathe
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    Oct 9, 2019, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  8. Surface grinder for a 2 x 72 belt grinder

    Started by 91guns, Oct 9, 2019 11:59 AM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  9. Sheet metal rollers

    Started by thehomeengineer, Oct 3, 2019 02:27 PM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  10. Homemade Tool to Twist Bar Metal

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 9, 2019 06:56 AM
    twist steel
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    Oct 9, 2019, 02:34 PM Go to last post
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  11. Sorting tray

    Started by mklotz, Sep 14, 2015 12:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 9, 2019, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  12. Biscuit Joiner Attachment for Router 3D Print

    Started by shopandmath, Oct 7, 2019 04:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    Oct 9, 2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: DIY: Portable Mp3 Bluetooth Speaker

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Oct 9, 2019 04:30 AM
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  14. Mobile sheet metal storage build

    Started by Charst, Oct 9, 2019 01:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 951
    Oct 9, 2019, 02:48 AM Go to last post
  15. Thickness Drum Sander - Motorized Sliding

    Started by RCTURKA, Oct 8, 2019 04:10 PM
    drum sander, greensaw, motorized sliding, thickness sander
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    Oct 8, 2019, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Spindle Mount Facemill Arbour

    Started by Canobi, Jun 26, 2019 11:46 AM
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