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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: 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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 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 03:49 PM
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  1. Cool How to Make a Lathe Gearbox Shaft

    Started by Catfish, Oct 9, 2019 05:46 PM
    gearbox, gearbox shaft, lathe gearbox, lathe shaft, shaft
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    Oct 10, 2019, 08:52 PM Go to last post
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  2. Cool How To True Up a Metal Lathe Face Plate

    Started by Catfish, Oct 9, 2019 06:04 PM
    faceplate, lathe, lathe face plate, metal lathe
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    Oct 9, 2019, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  3. Surface grinder for a 2 x 72 belt grinder

    Started by 91guns, Oct 9, 2019 12:59 PM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  4. Sheet metal rollers

    Started by thehomeengineer, Oct 3, 2019 03:27 PM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Homemade Tool to Twist Bar Metal

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 9, 2019 07:56 AM
    twist steel
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    Oct 9, 2019, 03:34 PM Go to last post
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    Oct 9, 2019, 03:32 PM Go to last post
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    Oct 9, 2019, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  6. Sorting tray

    Started by mklotz, Sep 14, 2015 01:26 PM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  7. Biscuit Joiner Attachment for Router 3D Print

    Started by shopandmath, Oct 7, 2019 05:54 PM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Moved: DIY: Portable Mp3 Bluetooth Speaker

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Oct 9, 2019 05:30 AM
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  9. Mobile sheet metal storage build

    Started by Charst, Oct 9, 2019 02:25 AM
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    Oct 9, 2019, 03:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Thickness Drum Sander - Motorized Sliding

    Started by RCTURKA, Oct 8, 2019 05:10 PM
    drum sander, greensaw, motorized sliding, thickness sander
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    Oct 8, 2019, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Moved: Spindle Mount Facemill Arbour

    Started by Canobi, Jun 26, 2019 12:46 PM
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  12. Moved: fixture for truing the bore of a hyd cylinder rod eye

    Started by Frank S, Oct 4, 2019 11:59 PM
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  13. Moved: Ruler Marking Gauge

    Started by Mazay, Oct 7, 2019 10:35 AM
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  14. Tool for Pipe, Bar, Tube metal welding

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 2, 2019 07:23 AM
    welding jig;
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 8, 2019, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  15. Propane cylinder locked security cage

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 5, 2019 04:32 PM
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    Oct 8, 2019, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  16. I made "tha octopus jig"

    Started by Christofix, Oct 7, 2019 03:36 PM
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    Oct 7, 2019, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Moved: Α HOMEMADE COΝΤRΑPΤIOΝ FOR YOUR WORKSHOP

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Oct 6, 2019 09:33 AM
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