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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

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

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  1. Moved: MAKING A USEFUL VISE !!

    Started by orioncons36, Feb 21, 2021 10:16 AM
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  5. DIY Downdraft Sanding table

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  6. Moved: Something completely different.

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  7. Almost Finished with 2" x 72" Belt Grinder Build

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  11. Moved: Screw-on chuck mounting to bayonet.

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