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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. Moved: Vise for irregular shapes

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  2. G76 Threading Cycles on a DIY CNC Lathe - Basics

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  6. threading chart wall

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    Started by Jon, Jan 12, 2022 04:37 PM
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  8. Moved: Making a heavy door

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  9. Half dead center for the mini lathe - video

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  10. Electric chisel from angle grinder - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 11, 2022 05:34 PM
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  11. Box cutter knife - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 11, 2022 05:33 PM
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  14. Digital dividing head - video

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  15. Mobile Base For Cast Iron Table Saw

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  16. Homemade PERFORA SANDBLES template. How to do.

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  17. MAKING HOMEMADE CUTTING/SCRIBING TOOL!!

    Started by orioncons36, Jan 9, 2022 09:34 AM
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  18. Make A Retractable Caster For Metal Bench

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Jan 4, 2022 04:36 AM
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