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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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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. STANDARD THREAD DETECTIVE

    Started by morsa, Sep 19, 2016 07:49 PM
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    Sep 23, 2016, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  2. Small Tap Handles or Tap Wrench

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 20, 2016 02:17 PM
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    Sep 23, 2016, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Tapping with a screwdriver

    Started by mklotz, Sep 18, 2016 02:30 PM
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  4. Making an elephant foot

    Started by mklotz, Sep 21, 2016 12:16 PM
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    Sep 23, 2016, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Heavy duty saddle stop.

    Started by olderdan, Sep 21, 2016 10:01 AM
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    Sep 23, 2016, 04:15 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Face Plate Fixture Eccentric Turning or Universal Fixture

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 20, 2016 02:46 PM
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  7. Mini Mill and Lathe Plastic handles must go

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 20, 2016 03:09 PM
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    Sep 23, 2016, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  8. Gantry Style CNC Router Part 1 L@@K

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 17, 2016 07:42 PM
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    Sep 22, 2016, 03:09 PM Go to last post
  9. New to the site and grateful for ideas

    Started by davidtm64, Sep 16, 2016 04:07 AM
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    Sep 22, 2016, 08:39 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Top slide alternative

    Started by olderdan, Sep 20, 2016 09:34 AM
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  11. Moved: Sphere drilling jig

    Started by mklotz, Sep 19, 2016 03:15 PM
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  12. Adjustable Sliding Bench Grinder Tool Rest

    Started by pfredX1, Sep 17, 2016 04:41 PM
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    Sep 22, 2016, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  13. Wall Mounted Tool Organizer

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 16, 2016 05:02 PM
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  14. Reloading Press Single Stage

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 16, 2016 05:12 PM
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    Sep 21, 2016, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Universal Grinder Power Feed xy table power feed

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 15, 2016 10:10 PM
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  16. Antique Grinding Mandrel Build

    Started by pfredX1, Sep 17, 2016 05:03 PM
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    Sep 21, 2016, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  17. Sod Cutter Plans

    Started by roguebard1, Sep 4, 2016 02:00 PM
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    Sep 21, 2016, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  18. Cool DIY carry BIG things with tractor

    Started by bmaverick, Sep 17, 2016 12:25 PM
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