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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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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. Lightbulb 5C collet stop

    Started by bobs409, Feb 2, 2017 12:21 PM
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    Feb 4, 2017, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Gasket alternative grooving tool

    Started by olderdan, Sep 29, 2016 11:52 AM
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  3. Hacksaw machine

    Started by olderdan, Jan 16, 2017 12:25 PM
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    Feb 3, 2017, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  4. Lightbulb Small pulley, gear or knob remover

    Started by bobs409, Feb 2, 2017 11:57 AM
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    Feb 3, 2017, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Small dog for mini lathe

    Started by bobs409, Feb 2, 2017 12:01 PM
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    Feb 3, 2017, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Cheap retractable pen pocket scribe!

    Started by bobs409, Feb 2, 2017 12:09 PM
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  7. Lightbulb Quick and easy machinist jacks

    Started by bobs409, Feb 2, 2017 12:30 PM
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    Feb 3, 2017, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  8. Counter shaft winding handle

    Started by olderdan, Feb 2, 2017 08:30 AM
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    Feb 3, 2017, 07:06 AM Go to last post
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  9. Plumbers Creeper

    Started by luke 777, Dec 26, 2016 11:20 PM
    creeper for mechanics too, plumbers creeper
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    Feb 2, 2017, 09:04 PM Go to last post
  10. Moved: 4way tool post

    Started by mklotz, Feb 1, 2017 12:34 PM
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  11. Moved: Lantern pin vise

    Started by mklotz, Feb 1, 2017 11:37 AM
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  12. Windshield Wiper Removal Tool

    Started by franklynb, Feb 1, 2017 03:01 PM
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  13. Repairing 1/2" PVC Irrigation Pipe

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 22, 2017 07:18 PM
    irrigation, lathe, pvc pipe, repair
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    Feb 2, 2017, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  14. Talking lot of lathe homemade in Brazil , torno caseiro

    Started by ederangelo, Feb 2, 2017 04:08 AM
    lathe, lathe brazil, lathe brazilians, lathe homemade
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  15. Moved: Bench motor

    Started by mklotz, Jan 26, 2017 10:44 AM
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  16. Moved: Large holes on the drill press

    Started by Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Jan 21, 2017 01:08 AM
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  17. Moved: Mill & drill press tramming tool

    Started by bobs409, Jan 27, 2017 06:01 PM
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  18. Woodsmith style router miller experience anyone?

    Started by Walney Col, Oct 7, 2016 02:32 AM
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    Jan 31, 2017, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  19. chimney pipe liner expander

    Started by Frank S, Jan 29, 2017 09:32 PM
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    Jan 31, 2017, 06:25 AM Go to last post



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