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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

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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. Thread Gages (Training Wheels for a Newbie)

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 1, 2017 04:33 PM
    bolts, thread gage
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    Jan 14, 2017, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  2. Thumbs up Engine compression tester

    Started by Cascao, Jan 9, 2017 05:30 AM
    compression, engine, spark plug, test, tester
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    Jan 14, 2017, 06:14 AM Go to last post
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  3. It's me !

    Started by texasrob, Jan 1, 2017 11:06 PM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  4. Just a follow up to my Torx Bit Broach Thread.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 13, 2017 09:56 AM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Countersink gage

    Started by mklotz, Jan 8, 2017 02:30 PM
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  6. power hammer plqns

    Started by TONY2012, Nov 24, 2015 09:31 AM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 05:39 AM Go to last post
  7. 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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    Jan 12, 2017, 07:33 AM Go to last post
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  8. 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
  9. Moved: Metal identification tool

    Started by mklotz, Jan 3, 2017 11:18 AM
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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Bowl gouge

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 8, 2017 08:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jan 10, 2017, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. Moved: Repurposing a Torx Bit as a Broach.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 5, 2017 05:53 PM
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    Jan 9, 2017, 05:10 PM Go to last post
  17. Help for short arms

    Started by connan, Jan 6, 2017 12:43 PM
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