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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. Lightbulb Tenon Turning Spanners

    Started by Doc, Jan 1, 2015 08:35 PM
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  2. A workshop stand/helping hand

    Started by janochek, Mar 21, 2017 04:06 AM
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  3. Help Much Appreciated!

    Started by Beem97, Mar 24, 2017 08:18 PM
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  4. 16 Best Woodturning Tools

    Started by Jon, Mar 25, 2017 05:31 PM
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  5. Big wheel mod for torch cart

    Started by Frank S, Jun 5, 2016 11:05 PM
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  6. For our best homemade tools, click the "Best" tab up top

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  7. Two Re-purposed Asian Lathes

    Started by Carlos B, Mar 24, 2017 08:28 PM
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  8. Valve spring tool

    Started by TexBuxer, Mar 24, 2017 11:55 AM
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  9. Hand truck ? trailer combo

    Started by Frank S, Mar 20, 2017 01:02 PM
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  10. Moved: Damaged thread repair tool

    Started by brianhw, Mar 18, 2017 02:30 PM
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  11. [woodworking] Carnauba Wax sticks

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Mar 22, 2017 03:06 PM
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  12. Milling Head stiffening fixture

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Mar 22, 2017 03:22 PM
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  13. Circle division with no rotary table

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Mar 22, 2017 03:52 PM
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  14. 360 Sprinkler Head Shield

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  15. Spring compression tool

    Started by Frank S, Mar 21, 2017 08:50 PM
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  16. Gas fluxer for brazing

    Started by groupj, Mar 16, 2017 01:52 AM
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  18. C clamp mod

    Started by Frank S, Mar 21, 2017 07:27 PM
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