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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: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 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 03:49 PM
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  1. Mini Travelling Crane

    Started by darkoford, Apr 23, 2019 11:47 AM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  2. High-Power Solid-State Heat Engine Design

    Started by TilenThaler, Apr 14, 2019 11:50 AM
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    memory shape alloy engine, nitinol engine, solid-state heat engine
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    Apr 23, 2019, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Homemade Axle Stand

    Started by PowerMk, Apr 17, 2019 09:01 AM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  4. Drill chuck arbor

    Started by bobneumann, Apr 23, 2019 07:27 AM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  5. Improvements to a lathe tailstock

    Started by tonyfoale, Mar 26, 2019 03:49 PM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 03:43 AM Go to last post
  6. A small Hydraulic Lift I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Apr 22, 2019 12:22 AM
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    Apr 22, 2019, 04:20 AM Go to last post
  7. MOBILE DRUM SANDER TROLLEY

    Started by ranald, Apr 16, 2019 12:39 AM
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    Apr 22, 2019, 12:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Belt sander mount

    Started by 1dmaxpwr, Nov 3, 2013 09:48 PM
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    Apr 21, 2019, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  9. An Auxiliary Bench Vise

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 20, 2019 04:27 PM
    bench vise
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    Apr 21, 2019, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Decorative square without forging and heating

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Apr 20, 2019 02:26 PM
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  11. Lathe Upgrade: Handles

    Started by KraftSmith, Apr 20, 2019 04:09 AM
    aluminium, brass, handles, lathe, upgrade
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    Apr 20, 2019, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  12. Metal cutter with angle grinder

    Started by Made in Garage, Apr 20, 2019 03:57 AM
    angle grinder, hoomemade, made in garage, metal cutter, tools
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  13. 3D Printed Soft Jaws for a Vise!!!

    Started by buddyman100, Apr 19, 2019 01:38 PM
    3d printed soft jaws, soft jaws, soft jaws for vise, vise jaws, vise soft jaws
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    Apr 19, 2019, 03:45 PM Go to last post
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  14. Moved: Horizontal Bandsaw Quick Clamp

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 18, 2019 07:02 PM
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  15. Moved: Welding Jigs ...handmade by TROEHL

    Started by TROEHL, Apr 7, 2019 05:25 AM
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  16. Moved: Making a die to press holes in sheet metal

    Started by janochek, Apr 14, 2019 01:24 AM
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