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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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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Moved: Lathe Spider Chuck at rear of the lathe spindle

    Started by Paul Jones, Jan 21, 2018 09:10 PM
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  2. Moved: Wire Clamp aid - Old idea

    Started by garage nut, Jan 20, 2018 09:29 PM
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  3. Tool unknown

    Started by mariusmarius, Jan 13, 2018 11:52 PM
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  4. Cool ProRider

    Started by nt ntpro, Jan 24, 2018 06:52 AM
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  5. Moved: Leather earpads for headset - protective earmuff

    Started by rendoman, Jan 21, 2018 06:49 PM
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  6. Moved: Retractable internal screw cutting tool

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 20, 2018 01:20 PM
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  7. Moved: Reducing the jaw lift of a Wilton 11674 Vise for use on a mill

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 22, 2018 05:27 PM
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  8. Moved: Brass Hammer 20 ounce

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 06:59 AM
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  9. Red face my belt grinder

    Started by celsoari, Jan 21, 2018 05:34 AM
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    Jan 23, 2018, 06:16 AM Go to last post
  10. Large Swarf Collection Tool for Lathe or Floor

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 20, 2018 04:05 PM
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  11. Moved: Mini Lathe Carriage Gibs and Travel Handle Improvement

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 07:42 AM
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  12. 9X20 Lathe Spur Gear replacement.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 18, 2018 07:20 PM
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  13. Holding small parts in a large lathe chuck

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:12 AM
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  14. Moved: Bump straight knurling tool

    Started by Cascao, Jan 15, 2018 05:07 AM
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  15. Moved: Air powered pneumatic can crusher

    Started by ibdilbert, Jan 17, 2018 02:19 PM
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