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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 12:27 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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  3. 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. 3D Printed Metal Lathe Jaws

    Started by buddyman100, Feb 10, 2019 12:28 PM
    3d printed lathe chuck, 3d printing, 3d printing lathe jaws, 3d printing metal
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    Feb 10, 2019, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Shop Made Rotary Broach with plans

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 6, 2019 03:59 PM
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  3. Making a Simple Rotary Tool

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 10, 2019 11:14 AM
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    Feb 10, 2019, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  4. A friends Homemade 2x72 belt grinder Gertie!

    Started by Yamez-IMF, Feb 9, 2019 09:31 PM
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    Feb 10, 2019, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  5. Treadle (Foot-powered) lathe build

    Started by LastingBuild, Dec 7, 2018 07:19 AM
    foot-powered, off the grid, treadle lathe, woodturning, woodworking
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    Feb 9, 2019, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  6. Moved: CHILDRENS PICNIC TABLE

    Started by ranald, Feb 9, 2019 04:40 PM
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  7. Moved: Small Hossfeld style bender

    Started by Frank S, Feb 5, 2019 12:31 AM
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  8. 3D Printed Lathe Chuck 2.5"

    Started by buddyman100, Feb 2, 2019 12:51 PM
    3d printed chuck, 3d printed lathe chuck, 3d printing, chuck, lathe chuck
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,901
    Feb 8, 2019, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  9. MOBILE DUST EXTRACTION WITH CYCLONE

    Started by ranald, Feb 7, 2019 06:15 AM
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    Feb 8, 2019, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  10. Nails

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 5, 2019 02:15 PM
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    Feb 8, 2019, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  11. UMBRELLA REPAIR

    Started by ranald, Feb 6, 2019 02:08 PM
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    Feb 7, 2019, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Surface Plate Square

    Started by rossbotics, Feb 3, 2019 03:14 AM
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    Feb 7, 2019, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Making a hole punching fixture - VIDEO

    Started by Rusty Knuckles, Feb 1, 2019 04:41 AM
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  14. Moved: Machinist Hammer

    Started by KraftSmith, Feb 2, 2019 05:19 AM
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  15. Moved: I made one little tractor. And then one more ...

    Started by GabrielR, Feb 3, 2019 03:41 AM
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  16. Moved: Height Gage Magnifier

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 23, 2019 02:21 PM
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  17. Moved: Height Gage Base and Scriber

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 29, 2019 07:53 AM
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  18. Moved: More on fridge motors/compressors.

    Started by tonyfoale, Feb 1, 2019 03:02 AM
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  19. Machinist Hammer - Part 2 - The Head

    Started by KraftSmith, Feb 5, 2019 01:05 PM
    acetal, aluminium, brass, lathe, machinist hammer
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