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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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  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: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Improvised tool

    Started by mklotz, Oct 13, 2021 11:58 AM
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  2. Moved: Engraving 5

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  3. Machine vice made from a steel 'I' beam

    Started by hwmrob, Sep 28, 2021 02:11 PM
    drill press vise, machine vice
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  4. punch and die for cupping a washer

    Started by Frank S, Sep 28, 2021 08:12 PM
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  5. MAKING A HEAVY DUTY CLAMP!!

    Started by orioncons36, Oct 10, 2021 09:18 AM
    clamp, diy clamps, homemade clamp, tools
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  6. A Simulated Analog Display Using Two LEDs

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 7, 2021 06:24 PM
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  7. Angle grinding jig for bench grinder

    Started by mklotz, Apr 2, 2016 01:18 PM
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  8. 9ft long hone extension shaft

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  9. Making The Hydraulic VISE in Simple Way

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Oct 11, 2021 08:36 AM
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  10. Witcher inspired long sword

    Started by SteelCraft, Oct 11, 2021 03:58 AM
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  11. MAKING A COOL TOOL GADGET!!

    Started by orioncons36, Oct 10, 2021 09:23 AM
    gadget, homemade, tools
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  12. Moved: How To Extract Damaged Bolt Or Screw

    Started by tiger carpenter, Oct 9, 2021 11:10 PM
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  13. another drill guide

    Started by Frank S, Oct 9, 2021 11:29 PM
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