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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 15, 2024 07:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Moved: Bandsaw Gear Reduction Method

    Started by IntheGroove, Mar 5, 2021 03:51 PM
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  2. First test of homemade milling machine

    Started by engineer steve, Feb 24, 2021 02:40 PM
    drill to mill conversion, metal fabrication, mill, milling, milling machine
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  3. Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder, part 1A, spindle housing

    Started by ttmrj, Feb 19, 2021 02:10 PM
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  4. Clothes pegs

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 21, 2021 06:33 AM
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  5. Expanding arbor

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Feb 28, 2021 12:33 AM
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  6. Hydraulic lift for bike garage

    Started by joshuacates, Oct 21, 2016 12:13 AM
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  7. Head Lifter for 6x26 Enco Knee Mill

    Started by tmate3, Feb 22, 2021 08:52 PM
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  8. Turning small rivets into Bolts

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  9. Moved: Super Simple Milling Table Vise

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  11. Moved: Tool of the Jedi Master....Use the Lathe Luke

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  12. Lightbulb Diy Voltage Regulator Using LM317T

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  13. Homemade MULTIFUNCTION HYDRAULIC machine

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  15. CBN grinder - The best for High Speed Steel!

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