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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 01:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Moved: Reusing a sawing machine parts

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Sep 30, 2020 05:30 PM
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  2. Update+Q&A on my metal mini lathe project

    Started by Claudio HG, Sep 27, 2020 09:42 AM
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    Sep 30, 2020, 05:28 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Brilliant Tapping Trick on the lathe or mill

    Started by anthonyget, Sep 22, 2020 04:00 PM
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  4. Moved: Using CA glue as a gap, crack & knot filler

    Started by makin sawdust, Sep 20, 2020 08:22 PM
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  5. Moved: Diy hydraulic puller / pusher

    Started by Tuomas, Sep 21, 2020 01:35 AM
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  6. Making a cross table

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Sep 29, 2020 03:24 AM
    cross slide, cross table, diy cross table, homemade cross tabke
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    Sep 29, 2020, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  7. "AMAZING IDEA/HACK FOR MEASURING TAPE"

    Started by orioncons36, Sep 27, 2020 11:00 AM
    diy tool, homemade tool, how to, welding, wood clamp
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    Sep 29, 2020, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  8. lathe coolant system

    Started by bouboulas, Sep 28, 2020 01:47 PM
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    Sep 29, 2020, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  9. Full Sized CNC Router Project

    Started by Making Stuff, Sep 29, 2020 03:22 PM
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    Sep 29, 2020, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  10. A machine vice made of a rusty piece of iron.

    Started by manshands, Sep 28, 2020 04:12 PM
    hand vise, machine vice, vice
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    Sep 29, 2020, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Make A Handle Truck For Workshop At Home

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Sep 29, 2020 07:21 AM
    handle truck;
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    Sep 29, 2020, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  12. Can't Miss Center Punch

    Started by Crusty, Sep 24, 2020 04:55 PM
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  13. Moved: Organizer na wiertła z kątownika stalowego

    Started by Salix84, Sep 21, 2020 03:12 AM
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  14. Controlling my CNC with joystick - DIY

    Started by machining 4 all, Sep 27, 2020 06:59 PM
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    Sep 28, 2020, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  15. hay dolly hook

    Started by Frank S, Sep 25, 2020 06:40 PM
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    Sep 28, 2020, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  16. Metal Lathe Cut Off Tool holder - NEW easy to make design

    Started by winkys workshop, Sep 23, 2020 08:16 AM
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    Sep 28, 2020, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  17. Moved: not a cryptex

    Started by Stevohdee, Sep 28, 2020 08:08 PM
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  18. Lightbulb How To Make Solder Pot - Simple

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Sep 26, 2020 09:10 AM
    aluminum, hot air gun, pot, soldering, soldering pot
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    Sep 28, 2020, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  19. Homemade PWM for mini lathe power feed - DIY

    Started by machining 4 all, Sep 27, 2020 06:56 PM
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