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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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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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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: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Lightbulb HOMEMADE MACHINE FOR BENDING METAL

    Started by Kovanca Polock, May 26, 2019 10:22 AM
    bending, homemade, how to make, machine, metal
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,199
    May 31, 2019, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  2. Drawbar Hammer/Spanner Machining

    Started by Mark Presling, May 30, 2019 02:02 AM
    copper hammer, drawbar hammer, forging
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    May 30, 2019, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Homemade Renishaw style touch probe.

    Started by tonyfoale, May 25, 2019 04:15 AM
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  4. Premium homemade router table Part 2

    Started by woodenworldenic, May 30, 2019 06:40 AM
    digital fence, double fence, homemade router table, router table fence
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,114
    May 30, 2019, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  5. projecting a cylinder acutely onto a cylinder

    Started by neilbourjaily, Jul 9, 2018 05:01 PM
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    May 30, 2019, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  6. Converting 2D Florecent light to LED

    Started by garage nut, May 29, 2019 04:19 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    May 29, 2019, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  7. Easy versatile adjustable tongs. Simple to make.

    Started by Yamez-IMF, May 27, 2019 12:19 PM
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    May 29, 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,555
    May 29, 2019, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Home made brush forks for a compact tractor

    Started by Jandrew, May 29, 2019 07:30 AM
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    May 29, 2019, 03:03 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 614
    May 29, 2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: MAKING ON/OFF WELDING MAGNET

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, May 26, 2019 09:42 PM
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  10. Homemade Loader and Backhoe

    Started by Thinkdiy, May 24, 2019 01:12 AM
    loader, mini backhoe
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    May 28, 2019, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  11. Moved: Scrap Board Hanger

    Started by TigerCreek, May 27, 2019 11:59 AM
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  12. Check out my youtube channel

    Started by Benny Marner, May 28, 2019 11:25 AM
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    May 28, 2019, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  13. Moved: 3-1/4 inch dividing head

    Started by threesixesinarow, May 21, 2019 07:07 AM
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    May 27, 2019, 10:36 PM Go to last post
  14. 8" light duty steady rest

    Started by Frank S, May 22, 2019 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    May 27, 2019, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  15. A Very Smooth Slide and Lock Mechanism

    Started by rgsparber, May 23, 2019 08:05 PM
    resilient materials
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,282
    May 27, 2019, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  16. Welders third hand

    Started by Gary Huston, May 27, 2019 10:35 AM
    hold down, third hand, welder
    • Replies: 1
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    May 27, 2019, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  17. snap ring spacer for your lathe jaws

    Started by Frank S, May 27, 2019 09:21 AM
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    May 27, 2019, 02:49 PM Go to last post



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