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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: Make a video with your HomemadeTools.net testimonial

    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  4. 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. Cool Drill press DRO from cheap calliper

    Started by Cascao, Jan 9, 2017 05:23 AM
    calliper, digital, drill, drill press, dro
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  2. Finger join jig

    Started by connan, Jan 9, 2017 02:35 PM
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Metal identification tool

    Started by mklotz, Jan 3, 2017 11:18 AM
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  4. Homemade Engine Leveller or Tilter

    Started by brianhw, Jan 7, 2017 12:48 PM
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  5. Quickly Sorting Fasteners

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 31, 2016 04:34 PM
    fasteners, storage
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Hot Air Gun Support

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 29, 2016 03:28 PM
    hot air gun
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  7. ships wheel to a wooden bolt

    Started by cyme, Jan 10, 2017 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jan 10, 2017, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  8. Bowl gouge

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 8, 2017 08:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,342
    Jan 10, 2017, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  9. Horizontal mortising machine

    Started by Marc Broussard, Jan 7, 2017 04:44 AM
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    Jan 10, 2017, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Repurposing a Torx Bit as a Broach.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 5, 2017 05:53 PM
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  11. Help for short arms

    Started by connan, Jan 6, 2017 12:43 PM
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    Jan 7, 2017, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Motorcycle clutch basket refurb

    Started by olderdan, Jan 2, 2017 12:14 PM
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  13. Pin socket wrench for Enerpac hand pump

    Started by mattthemuppet, Jan 5, 2017 05:45 PM
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    Jan 6, 2017, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Machine Tool Dial Making Fixture

    Started by rossbotics, Jan 3, 2017 01:52 PM
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  15. Simple bar clamps

    Started by Tuomas, Jan 5, 2017 11:37 AM
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    Jan 6, 2017, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  16. Router table

    Started by connan, Jan 4, 2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,672
    Jan 6, 2017, 07:06 AM Go to last post
  17. Lathe soft jaws

    Started by bstanga, Dec 28, 2016 08:41 AM
    jaws, lathe chuck, milling cutter
    • Replies: 4
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    Jan 6, 2017, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  18. Improving A Dremel Drillpress

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 26, 2016 03:28 PM
    dremel drill press
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    Jan 6, 2017, 06:25 AM Go to last post



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