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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. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Make a video with your HomemadeTools.net testimonial

    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  2. 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: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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  4. 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. Conical Live Center for Tailstock

    Started by morsa, May 4, 2018 06:03 PM
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    May 5, 2018, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  2. A Cable Anchor Belt Clip

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 29, 2018 06:00 PM
    cable management, lawn tools
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    May 5, 2018, 05:47 AM Go to last post
  3. My take on well "well known" Bende

    Started by garage nut, May 3, 2018 10:48 PM
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    May 4, 2018, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Screwhead chuck

    Started by Christophe Mineau, May 2, 2018 01:27 AM
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  5. Cherry Picker Mod

    Started by Viny, May 1, 2018 08:00 PM
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    May 4, 2018, 07:08 AM Go to last post
  6. Digital or dial indicator on height gauge

    Started by tonyfoale, Apr 18, 2017 10:46 AM
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    May 3, 2018, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Homemade Lathe Headstock EXTERNAL Gearbox

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Apr 30, 2018 11:43 PM
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  8. Cyclone separator for vacuum cleaner

    Started by Bricoleando, Apr 30, 2018 01:40 PM
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    May 2, 2018, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Double Disc Sander

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Apr 28, 2018 02:08 PM
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  10. Moved: Tiny boring bar

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 29, 2018 11:02 PM
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  11. Step Down drill bit

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 30, 2018 05:41 AM
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    May 1, 2018, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Hand operated rivet snap tool.

    Started by thehomeengineer, Apr 28, 2018 01:10 PM
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  13. A Few Starter Tools

    Started by CookieCrunch, Apr 28, 2018 11:39 AM
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    May 1, 2018, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  14. Rear Tool Post Spacer Block Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:27 PM
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    May 1, 2018, 06:46 AM Go to last post
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  15. Simple SDS drill adaptor.

    Started by Rorschach, Apr 30, 2018 03:28 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    May 1, 2018, 04:41 AM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Lath Chuck Depth Stop

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 29, 2018 11:26 PM
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  17. Boring Bar Tool Post for Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:21 PM
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    May 1, 2018, 04:28 AM Go to last post
  18. MY take on well known Bender

    Started by garage nut, Jan 6, 2018 11:06 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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  19. Moved: Fast Change Rocker Tool Post Holders for the Lathe QCTP

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:41 PM
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