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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: 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. 9X20 Lathe Spur Gear replacement.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 18, 2018 07:20 PM
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    Jan 22, 2018, 10:03 PM Go to last post
  2. Holding small parts in a large lathe chuck

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

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

    Started by ibdilbert, Jan 17, 2018 02:19 PM
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  5. Moved: Countersink tool with an adjustable integral depth stop

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 19, 2018 02:36 PM
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  6. Mini Lathe Easy on off Chip Guard

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:06 AM
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  7. Moved: Shrinker Stretcher

    Started by Charst, Jan 20, 2018 12:04 AM
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  8. Quill DRO

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Jan 18, 2018 02:15 PM
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    Jan 20, 2018, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  9. Liquid level indicator

    Started by toma, Jan 19, 2018 02:49 PM
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    Jan 20, 2018, 01:07 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Homemade press

    Started by Tuomas, Jan 7, 2018 12:10 PM
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  11. Mini Lathe Tailstock Improvement

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:41 AM
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    Jan 19, 2018, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Mini Lathe Cross slide and Compound Mods

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 19, 2018 10:26 AM
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    Jan 19, 2018, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  13. Material Holding Drawer

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 15, 2018 03:18 PM
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    Jan 19, 2018, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  14. Heavy duty pipe/ring roller

    Started by MeJasonT, Jan 11, 2018 02:17 PM
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    Jan 19, 2018, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  15. Mini Lathe Carriage Lock and Chip shield

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 07:23 AM
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  16. Steel Hammer 40 ounce

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 07:06 AM
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    Jan 19, 2018, 03:15 AM Go to last post
  17. Moved: A new type of bench vise (Homemade prototype)

    Started by Esak76, Jan 16, 2018 05:16 AM
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  18. Question DIY Diamond Abrasive Coatings

    Started by GlennR, Mar 14, 2015 05:38 PM
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  19. torch for metal melting foundry

    Started by celsoari, Jan 16, 2018 02:23 PM
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