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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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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Moved: Toolmakers clamp rethink

    Started by olderdan, Oct 26, 2020 10:27 AM
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  2. Moved: Die grinder attachment

    Started by Tuomas, Oct 11, 2020 12:01 AM
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  3. Moved: Homemade Folding Wheelbarrow

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 23, 2020 05:40 AM
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  4. Making Stampings Visible

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 20, 2020 07:19 AM
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    Oct 26, 2020, 12:45 PM Go to last post
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    Oct 26, 2020, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  5. Simple Metal Lathe Indexing

    Started by winkys workshop, Oct 26, 2020 07:30 AM
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  6. Moved: Camel back drill press restoration.

    Started by winkys workshop, Oct 26, 2020 07:20 AM
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  7. Lightbulb Indicating my cheap homemade DRO

    Started by engineer steve, Oct 23, 2020 08:24 AM
    dro, homemade, indicator, mill, milling machine
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    Oct 26, 2020, 04:37 AM Go to last post
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    Oct 26, 2020, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  8. Post DIY Spindle Square For Tramming Your Mill

    Started by JKeetonKnives, Oct 23, 2020 10:53 AM
    mill tooling, milling machine, milling tools, spindle square, tramming
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    Oct 25, 2020, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  9. Occasional lever feed for SB tailstock

    Started by olderdan, Oct 23, 2020 08:22 AM
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    Oct 25, 2020, 04:31 AM Go to last post
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  10. A Bicycle Disc Brake Rotor Truing Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 23, 2020 07:16 AM
    bicycle maintenance
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    Oct 25, 2020, 03:31 AM Go to last post
  11. Drill centered holes in round stock

    Started by engineer steve, Oct 14, 2020 11:04 AM
    center, drill, drill chuck, homemade, tool
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    Oct 24, 2020, 12:51 AM Go to last post
  12. An interesting way to make a Ruler Marking Gauge

    Started by diyfixman, Oct 23, 2020 01:13 AM
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    Oct 23, 2020, 03:22 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: 20 Ton Press Upgrades Compilation

    Started by The Aussie Shed, Oct 21, 2020 09:38 PM
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  14. Moved: Homemade Lathe Chuck

    Started by machining 4 all, Oct 19, 2020 07:52 PM
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