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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 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. Congratulations new Best Discussion Award winners

    Started by Jon, Aug 2, 2021 01:42 PM
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  2. Cheap and Easy Fluid Transfer Pump

    Started by 737mechanic, Aug 1, 2021 04:01 PM
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  3. Moved: Stupid Air Compressor Drain Modification

    Started by nova_robotics, Jul 29, 2021 10:36 PM
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  4. Lightbulb 5 Amazing Woodworking Tools Hacks | Tips & Tricks

    Started by Junkyard, Jul 30, 2021 01:08 PM
    junkyard, tips and tricks, tools hacks, woodworking ideas, woodworking tools
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  5. Threading a Poly pipe tee

    Started by Frank S, Jul 28, 2021 01:12 AM
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  6. MAKING A 3-WAY EDGING CLAMP!!

    Started by orioncons36, Jul 29, 2021 10:15 PM
    diy clamp, diy clamps, diy woodworking clamps, diy woodworking tools
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  7. A Rugged Low-Cost Fractal Optical User Interface

    Started by rgsparber, Jul 28, 2021 11:23 AM
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  8. Fast Cuting Guide - circular saw & jigsaw

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jul 25, 2021 04:16 PM
    circular saw guide, jig, jig saw guide, plywoodworking
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    Jul 28, 2021, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  9. MAKING TUBE NOTCHING TOOL!!

    Started by orioncons36, Jul 25, 2021 10:08 PM
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  10. Moved: Lathe carriage lock improvement

    Started by Dimitris Polychronis, Jul 24, 2021 03:50 PM
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  11. 4 GENIUS DIY IDEAS MADE FROM OLD THINGS

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Jul 25, 2021 12:10 PM
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  12. rose 4-6-8 Indexing Jig

    Started by shopandmath, Jul 24, 2021 01:20 PM
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  13. Moved: Making Stump Grinder

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Jul 21, 2021 02:59 PM
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  14. Moved: 3 in 1 portable BARBECUE GRILL

    Started by lucia workshop, Jul 15, 2021 03:41 PM
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