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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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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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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. Making an Abrasives Storage Rack

    Started by Making Stuff, Feb 3, 2021 12:03 PM
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  2. Homemade milling spindle PLANS

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  3. Moved: Repeat Reading Gage - DIYSwede's "Cheap-O-Meter"

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  4. Congratulations new Best Discussion Award winners

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  5. DIAL INDICATOR MADE WITH OLD MANOMETER!

    Started by machining 4 all, Jan 29, 2021 05:54 PM
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  6. Sears Log Splitter Repower

    Started by IntheGroove, Jan 31, 2021 10:30 PM
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  7. 3 in 1 Perfect Track Saw Guide

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jan 31, 2021 12:12 PM
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  8. Adjustable arm phone holder

    Started by morsa, Jan 27, 2021 04:55 PM
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  9. Gersonhammer

    Started by IntheGroove, Jan 29, 2021 10:51 AM
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  10. Silver Soldering with a Kiln

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, Jan 29, 2021 03:09 AM
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  11. Indexing / Dividing Head Simulator

    Started by shopandmath, Jan 29, 2021 08:10 AM
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  12. Hydraulic Bench Top Press

    Started by fotojack, Jan 24, 2021 03:16 PM
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  13. Brass Hammer

    Started by fotojack, Jan 24, 2021 03:00 PM
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  14. Aluminum welding table top

    Started by N4NV, Jan 15, 2021 09:08 PM
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