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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. Exclamation How to make a Ruler Marking DIY

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Mar 10, 2021 12:15 PM
    diy, how to make, ruler marking gauge, ruler stop, woodworking
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  2. Moved: Home Made change gears for 6 inch lathe

    Started by bobneumann, Jun 5, 2019 04:31 PM
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  3. Moved: 1919 Model 20 AJS restoration

    Started by olderdan, Mar 10, 2021 12:01 PM
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  4. DIY Portable Router Table

    Started by Didpoolhall, Mar 9, 2021 11:37 AM
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  5. Speed Handle for the 4 Inch CNC or Milling Vise

    Started by jjr2001, Mar 8, 2021 04:40 PM
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  6. Moved: Rota Broach From Rossbotics plans on HMT

    Started by jjr2001, Mar 8, 2021 04:29 PM
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  7. Kurt Style CNC Vise on a small Mill

    Started by jjr2001, Mar 8, 2021 04:10 PM
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  8. Homemade metal sliding cutter

    Started by connan, Mar 8, 2021 01:37 PM
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  9. Moved: A Power Drive for a Horizontal Bandsaw Movable Jaw

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 3, 2021 06:04 PM
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  10. My Friend Wanted a Neanderthal Knife

    Started by Crusty, Mar 7, 2021 06:51 PM
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  11. Moved: Simple Auto Retract Thread Cutting

    Started by olderdan, Mar 3, 2021 07:47 AM
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  12. Moved: LATHE PROTECTOR MADE WITH DRAWER RAIL/DRAWER SLIDE!

    Started by machining 4 all, Feb 28, 2021 02:38 PM
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  13. 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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  14. 12 inch Band Saw - DIY

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

    Started by Christofix, Mar 7, 2021 06:24 AM
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