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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Smile Drill Press Table + Fence [FREE PLANS]

    Started by Mazay, Oct 26, 2020 02:09 AM
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    Jun 1, 2021, 11:34 AM Go to last post
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  2. Etching Tank Plans

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, May 31, 2021 09:32 AM
    brass etching, etching, plans
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    Jun 1, 2021, 04:37 AM Go to last post
  3. Easy angle grinder storage stand / rest

    Started by Tuomas, May 31, 2021 01:23 AM
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    Jun 1, 2021, 04:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Lightbulb Simple way of removing bearings

    Started by engineer steve, May 28, 2021 11:39 AM
    bearing, bearing puller, milling machine
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    May 31, 2021, 07:36 PM Go to last post
  5. MAKE A SIMPLE CIRCLE CUTTING JIG!!

    Started by orioncons36, May 30, 2021 09:30 PM
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    May 31, 2021, 05:32 AM Go to last post
  6. HOW TO MAKE A STRONG SPOT WELDER

    Started by mariost, May 30, 2021 03:57 AM
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  7. The sled for the cross slide of my DIY mini lathe

    Started by Claudio HG, May 28, 2021 03:49 PM
    cross slide sled, mini lathe
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  8. Cross slide ways for my DIY benchtop lathe [video]

    Started by Claudio HG, May 22, 2021 02:18 AM
    benchtop lathe, cross slide ways, lathe cross slide
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    May 29, 2021, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: small boring bar holder

    Started by Frank S, May 25, 2021 01:48 AM
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  10. DIY Simple Pockethole Jig station

    Started by Didpoolhall, May 28, 2021 01:26 PM
    plywoodworking, pocket hole jig, pocket hole jig system
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    May 28, 2021, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Lightbulb Angle Grinder conversion - Circular Saw Wood Cutter

    Started by RCTURKA, May 27, 2021 06:48 AM
    angle grinder, angle grinder hack, circular saw
    • Replies: 1
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    May 28, 2021, 06:41 AM Go to last post
  12. Making An Incline Table Saw Using Self Motor

    Started by tado creation, May 27, 2021 06:11 AM
    incline table saw, table saw
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    May 28, 2021, 06:34 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Winter Soldier Face Mask

    Started by buddyman100, May 27, 2021 04:14 PM
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  14. A USB Cable Corral

    Started by rgsparber, May 25, 2021 08:18 AM
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    May 27, 2021, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Toggle Corner Clamp DIY

    Started by Didpoolhall, May 25, 2021 01:02 PM
    corner clamp, jig, plywoodworking
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    May 27, 2021, 05:12 AM Go to last post
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  16. Moved: ER40 collet chuck

    Started by ttmrj, May 24, 2021 04:33 AM
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  17. Moved: How to make Homemade Tap Wrench

    Started by diyfixman, May 24, 2021 07:53 AM
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