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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Make a video with your HomemadeTools.net testimonial

    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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  4. 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. Miter guide for tile saw

    Started by Frank S, Sep 7, 2017 06:53 PM
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  2. Moved: DIY square hole punch press

    Started by bobs409, Sep 5, 2017 10:38 AM
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  3. Solder Feed Attachment for Soldering Iron.

    Started by brianhw, Sep 4, 2017 11:35 AM
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  4. Lightbulb Durometers and equivalent Shore Hardness

    Started by Toolmaker51, Sep 5, 2017 05:26 PM
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    Sep 6, 2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  5. I think this is the right forum

    Started by DonRecardo, Sep 4, 2017 07:14 AM
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  6. Camping stove

    Started by Tuomas, Sep 4, 2017 10:48 PM
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    Sep 6, 2017, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  7. magnetic cutting guide

    Started by Frank S, Sep 5, 2017 03:54 PM
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  8. ER-11 Collet Rack

    Started by mars-red, Aug 31, 2017 06:48 PM
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  9. Not exactly home made but definitely modified

    Started by Y-geo, Sep 4, 2017 09:35 AM
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    Sep 5, 2017, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  10. stand off blocks

    Started by Frank S, Sep 3, 2017 07:26 PM
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  11. Moved: A Bodgerat work with a pole lathe

    Started by gunsgt1863, Sep 3, 2017 01:55 AM
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  12. 21/32 x1/4 drill / transfer punch guide

    Started by Frank S, Sep 1, 2017 06:07 PM
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  13. Moved: threaded drill guide 5/8-11

    Started by Frank S, Sep 1, 2017 04:07 PM
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  14. Leather creasing tool

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Aug 31, 2017 10:06 PM
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    Sep 2, 2017, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Cold smoked meat

    Started by darkoford, Aug 12, 2017 11:47 AM
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  16. Make a small boring bar from a scrap carbide insert

    Started by xynudu, Aug 31, 2017 02:03 AM
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  17. Moved: Mod Marv's Lantern vise

    Started by C-Bag, Aug 18, 2017 11:48 AM
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