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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. MAKING A METAL DRILL PRESS !!

    Started by orioncons36, Mar 7, 2021 08:05 PM
    diy drill press, diy tools, homemade, homemade drill press, homemade tools
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  2. 12 inch Band Saw - DIY

    Started by RCTURKA, Mar 7, 2021 05:16 PM
    band saw, bandsaw, bandsaw diy
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  3. I made my own hacksaw. FREE PLANS available

    Started by Christofix, Mar 7, 2021 06:24 AM
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  4. Long drawer / height adjustable workpiece support

    Started by Tuomas, Mar 6, 2021 02:58 AM
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  5. Moved: Bandsaw Gear Reduction Method

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  6. First test of homemade milling machine

    Started by engineer steve, Feb 24, 2021 02:40 PM
    drill to mill conversion, metal fabrication, mill, milling, milling machine
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  7. Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder, part 1A, spindle housing

    Started by ttmrj, Feb 19, 2021 02:10 PM
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  8. Clothes pegs

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 21, 2021 06:33 AM
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  9. Expanding arbor

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Feb 28, 2021 12:33 AM
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  10. Hydraulic lift for bike garage

    Started by joshuacates, Oct 21, 2016 12:13 AM
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  11. Head Lifter for 6x26 Enco Knee Mill

    Started by tmate3, Feb 22, 2021 08:52 PM
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  12. Turning small rivets into Bolts

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, Mar 2, 2021 01:05 PM
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