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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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  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

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Thumbs up Foam And Plastic cutter DC

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Sep 2, 2020 02:02 PM
    foam cutter, modeling forceps, nichrome wire, plastic cutter, steal wire
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  2. "CHECK OUT THIS COOL IDEA"

    Started by orioncons36, Aug 30, 2020 09:53 AM
    tow bar, tow lights., towbar fitting, truck, welder ruck
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  3. Those Drill Index Numbers

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 30, 2020 09:32 AM
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    drill index box, labeling
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  4. Moved: Eletric Thread Stop

    Started by machining 4 all, Aug 25, 2020 02:49 PM
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  5. Machinists Lamp

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, Sep 1, 2020 03:03 AM
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  6. Cool Flashlight Whithout battery

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Aug 30, 2020 10:59 AM
    battery, charge, coil, flashlight, led
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  7. Moved: Low Profile Milling Vise

    Started by Crusty, Dec 16, 2019 03:35 PM
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  8. A Custom Cart for my AirVolution™ Solo Kayak

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 30, 2020 03:42 PM
    kayaking, match drilling
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  9. Homemade mini Grill from Empty Freon Tank !

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Aug 30, 2020 01:28 PM
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  10. Moved: Drilling a Hole In the Center of a Rod without a Lathe

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 24, 2020 09:21 AM
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  11. Beer Keg Furnace

    Started by Retro Steam Tech, Aug 30, 2020 03:34 AM
    aluminium, beer, furnace, gas burner, keg
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  12. Decoupling feet (T7075 - polished)

    Started by rendoman, Aug 28, 2020 01:00 PM
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  13. Moved: Make An Adjustable Scissor Lift Table

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