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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. Moved: Starting small screw threads

    Started by olderdan, Jan 13, 2017 12:45 PM
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  2. Holley Carb Work Stand.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 15, 2017 12:44 PM
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    Jan 16, 2017, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: 105 Most-Thanked Homemade Tools of 2016

    Started by Jon, Jan 14, 2017 06:13 PM
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  4. Thread Gages (Training Wheels for a Newbie)

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 1, 2017 04:33 PM
    bolts, thread gage
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    Jan 14, 2017, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  5. Thumbs up Engine compression tester

    Started by Cascao, Jan 9, 2017 05:30 AM
    compression, engine, spark plug, test, tester
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    Jan 14, 2017, 06:14 AM Go to last post
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  6. It's me !

    Started by texasrob, Jan 1, 2017 11:06 PM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Just a follow up to my Torx Bit Broach Thread.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 13, 2017 09:56 AM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  8. Moved: Countersink gage

    Started by mklotz, Jan 8, 2017 02:30 PM
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  9. power hammer plqns

    Started by TONY2012, Nov 24, 2015 09:31 AM
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    Jan 13, 2017, 05:39 AM Go to last post
  10. Cool Drill press DRO from cheap calliper

    Started by Cascao, Jan 9, 2017 05:23 AM
    calliper, digital, drill, drill press, dro
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  11. Finger join jig

    Started by connan, Jan 9, 2017 02:35 PM
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Metal identification tool

    Started by mklotz, Jan 3, 2017 11:18 AM
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  13. Homemade Engine Leveller or Tilter

    Started by brianhw, Jan 7, 2017 12:48 PM
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  14. Quickly Sorting Fasteners

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 31, 2016 04:34 PM
    fasteners, storage
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  15. Hot Air Gun Support

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 29, 2016 03:28 PM
    hot air gun
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    Jan 11, 2017, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  16. ships wheel to a wooden bolt

    Started by cyme, Jan 10, 2017 03:37 PM
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    Jan 10, 2017, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Bowl gouge

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 8, 2017 08:37 AM
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    Jan 10, 2017, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  18. Horizontal mortising machine

    Started by Marc Broussard, Jan 7, 2017 04:44 AM
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    Jan 10, 2017, 06:14 AM Go to last post



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