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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. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 15, 2024 07:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Table Saw Mini Crosscut Sled

    Started by Didpoolhall, Dec 20, 2021 03:51 PM
    cross cut sled, plywoodworking, table saw
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    Dec 28, 2021, 05:13 AM Go to last post
  2. How i build my own drywall pannel lifter

    Started by Metalgeria, Dec 28, 2021 01:14 AM
    construction, drywall, drywall lifter, pannel lifter
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    Dec 28, 2021, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Making dovetails with a lathe using a milling attachment

    Started by Metalgeria, Dec 28, 2021 12:47 AM
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  4. Moved: DIY Simple Slide Door

    Started by Metalgeria, Dec 27, 2021 11:38 AM
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  5. Rubber made plastic box re-enforcement.

    Started by mr_modify1, Dec 19, 2021 07:17 AM
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    Dec 27, 2021, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Old Knife Renovation

    Started by Metalgeria, Dec 27, 2021 12:07 AM
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  7. Spiling sticks, joggle sticks and a “digital” rule

    Started by Philip Davies, Dec 21, 2021 09:36 AM
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    Dec 27, 2021, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  8. DIY Mini Belt Grinder

    Started by Metalgeria, Dec 26, 2021 02:48 PM
    belt grinder
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    Dec 26, 2021, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  9. TOOL IDEA MADE FROM SCRAP METAL!!!

    Started by orioncons36, Dec 26, 2021 12:20 PM
    homemade, homemade tools, tools
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    Dec 26, 2021, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  10. DIY CENTER FINDER!!!

    Started by orioncons36, Dec 26, 2021 12:17 PM
    center finder homemade, center finding, centerfinder, diy center finder
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    Dec 26, 2021, 11:22 PM Go to last post
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  11. Blast cabinet door latch

    Started by thehomeengineer, Dec 21, 2021 07:28 PM
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    Dec 26, 2021, 08:25 PM Go to last post
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  12. TOP 12 DIY PROJECTS

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Dec 26, 2021 07:01 AM
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  13. Quick chop saw cutting jig for pipe saddles

    Started by Frank S, Dec 23, 2021 06:01 PM
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    Dec 26, 2021, 03:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Scribing block

    Started by Philip Davies, Dec 24, 2021 04:45 AM
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    Dec 26, 2021, 03:16 AM Go to last post
  15. Custom C-clamps

    Started by mr_modify1, Dec 23, 2021 01:45 PM
    custom c-clamps
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    Dec 26, 2021, 03:12 AM Go to last post
  16. Organizing tap sets.

    Started by mr_modify1, Dec 18, 2021 07:43 AM
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    Dec 24, 2021, 06:41 AM Go to last post
  17. Moved: 6x4 bandsaw hydraulic down feed system

    Started by thehomeengineer, Dec 18, 2021 02:37 PM
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