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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. 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. Forged Utility Hooks

    Started by Frontier Forge, Nov 30, 2018 01:26 PM
    blacksmithing, forge work, hanger, hooks
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    Dec 5, 2018, 12:30 AM Go to last post
  2. Thumbs up 18650 Battery Charger - TP4056

    Started by Lahis, Nov 29, 2018 06:59 PM
    18650, battery charger, hand drill, li-ion battery charger
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    Dec 5, 2018, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  3. Power hammer

    Started by Paladin, Dec 3, 2018 06:59 PM
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    Dec 4, 2018, 03:38 PM Go to last post
  4. A lathe cross-slide table

    Started by MichaelMoore, Dec 1, 2018 10:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    Dec 4, 2018, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  5. Moved: I'm really proud of this homemade tool!

    Started by LastingBuild, Nov 27, 2018 07:09 PM
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  6. Moved: How to make bells out of iron | Hot metal forging

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Dec 3, 2018 01:14 AM
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  7. Moved: Roller.. (ring)

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 9, 2018 11:33 AM
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  8. Moved: Splinter tweezer magnifier

    Started by mklotz, Nov 16, 2018 11:28 AM
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  9. Moved: Metric Threadcutting gears for antique South Bend lathe

    Started by bobneumann, Nov 29, 2018 05:54 AM
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  10. Moved: Snowblower cart

    Started by Peat, Nov 28, 2018 08:29 PM
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  11. Moved: Router plane

    Started by Eaglewood, Nov 27, 2018 03:10 PM
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  12. Moved: Homemade Aluminum 2x72 Belt Grinder (no weld)

    Started by mr95gst, Nov 21, 2018 05:13 PM
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  13. Moved: Optical measuring experiment.

    Started by olderdan, Nov 27, 2018 10:42 AM
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  14. Homemade Chain

    Started by Frontier Forge, Nov 28, 2018 03:30 PM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forge, forging
    • Replies: 2
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    Nov 30, 2018, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  15. New Life For a Broken Watch

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 25, 2018 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,102
    Nov 30, 2018, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Pre-sort to Save Time

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 23, 2018 06:52 AM
    sorting, storage
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 514
    Nov 30, 2018, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Chisel with the universal handle

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Nov 29, 2018 02:05 AM
    chisel, handmade, homemade, tools, universal
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    Nov 30, 2018, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  18. Singer 29k1 conversion table

    Started by rendoman, Nov 27, 2018 05:27 PM
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  19. Moved: The most important tool in my shop!

    Started by LastingBuild, Nov 20, 2018 08:03 AM
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