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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 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: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. Make a Drill Press Machine

    Started by manshands, Jun 27, 2020 02:22 AM
    drill, drill machine, drill press
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  2. Thumbs up Three-row Universal Wheel Hoe

    Started by liberal, Jul 3, 2020 11:11 AM
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  3. OWT

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 30, 2020 07:16 AM
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  4. Homemade DRO for milling machine

    Started by engineer steve, Jul 2, 2020 12:05 PM
    caliper as dro, dro, mill
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  5. Make A Quick Mini Vise

    Started by fawabros, Jul 1, 2020 07:06 AM
    metal vise
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  6. Moved: mini lathe mods

    Started by Stevohdee, Jul 1, 2020 03:44 AM
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  7. Congratulations new Best Discussion award winner

    Started by Jon, Jul 2, 2020 12:00 PM
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  8. Micrometer stand

    Started by ttmrj, Jun 19, 2020 09:21 PM
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  9. Moved: Jointing plane

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  10. Moved: Cool & easy to make jigsaw tool for your workshop

    Started by Christofix, Jul 1, 2020 12:29 PM
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  11. Lightbulb Great idea for decorative coatings

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Jun 27, 2020 05:17 PM
    copper, homemade, how to make, ideas, tools
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  12. Moved: Homemade Magnetic Drill

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Jun 30, 2020 04:37 AM
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  13. Mortising plane

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 30, 2020 07:38 AM
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  14. Moved: No Vacuum Water Bath Dust Collector

    Started by TigerCreek, Jun 23, 2020 07:57 AM
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  15. Moved: Gently Removing an Electrical Box Punchout

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 26, 2020 09:11 PM
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