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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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  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. My angle grinder chop saw

    Started by Bullet500, Mar 2, 2017 03:56 AM
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    Mar 2, 2017, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  2. Post Pot chuck

    Started by Cascao, Mar 1, 2017 06:46 AM
    chuck, lathe, pot chuck
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    Mar 2, 2017, 07:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Mini table saw

    Started by panosam, Jun 3, 2015 04:49 AM
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    Mar 2, 2017, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  4. Metal Lathe Taper Attachment bracket

    Started by DanLins, Feb 26, 2017 03:08 PM
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    Mar 1, 2017, 05:55 AM Go to last post
  5. Extra wide mini excavator bucket

    Started by Frank S, Feb 26, 2017 01:32 PM
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    Mar 1, 2017, 05:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Adjustable Laser Cutter Platform (Spring Loaded)

    Started by scorch, Feb 25, 2017 11:08 PM
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  7. Moved: Hand flat vise

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 6, 2014 05:38 AM
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  8. Need a plug in battery analogue for 6v - 9v LEDs

    Started by sdiggman, Feb 28, 2017 04:00 PM
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  9. Moved: Easy-grip centre punch

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 24, 2017 02:59 PM
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  10. Fence for portable table saw

    Started by petej, Feb 17, 2017 09:40 PM
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    Feb 27, 2017, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  11. Axle Alignment tool

    Started by pursang, Jan 24, 2014 08:50 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    Feb 27, 2017, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  12. Sheet Metal Shaping Hammer.

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 5, 2015 12:13 PM
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    Feb 25, 2017, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  13. 51 Homemade Metalworking Tools

    Started by Jon, Feb 25, 2017 04:08 PM
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  14. Moved: Valve holding/measuring collet.

    Started by tonyfoale, Feb 18, 2017 04:44 PM
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  15. How to build an adjustable creeper?

    Started by jaybeckham, Feb 21, 2017 04:46 PM
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    Feb 23, 2017, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Improvised fly cutter

    Started by mklotz, Feb 21, 2017 11:29 AM
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  17. Hydraulic Pipe bender

    Started by PWelder, Feb 9, 2017 09:34 PM
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    Feb 23, 2017, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  18. Dynamic Braking on a Milling Machine

    Started by bstanga, Feb 21, 2017 02:08 PM
    dc braking, lathe, milling machine, vfd
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    Feb 23, 2017, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  19. Moved: Sheet metal bending brake.

    Started by Tuomas, Feb 14, 2017 12:23 AM
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