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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. The best tools are awarded a $100 weekly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Make Toolmakers Screwless Vise from scrap

    Started by kwm24@o2.pl, Apr 11, 2020 02:55 PM
    toolmakers vise
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  2. Moved: Small spray job aid

    Started by garage nut, Apr 11, 2020 06:19 AM
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  3. Compound Bow Press (For Archery)

    Started by mlochala, Apr 22, 2020 02:09 PM
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    Apr 22, 2020, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Hydraulic Handy Press

    Started by mlochala, Apr 22, 2020 01:41 PM
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  5. Moved: Amazing new tool i reinvented the file

    Started by PB Machines, Apr 16, 2020 03:15 PM
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  6. Lathe Dial Indicator Mount

    Started by Crusty, Apr 21, 2020 11:39 AM
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    Apr 22, 2020, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  7. Make A Hydraulic Vise

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Apr 22, 2020 06:07 AM
    hydraulic vise;
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  8. Paint Shaker from a Brass Tumbler

    Started by TigerCreek, Apr 20, 2020 04:39 AM
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  9. Moved: Spot Face cutter

    Started by Workshopshed, Apr 18, 2020 04:39 AM
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  10. shopmade tool cutter grinder attachment

    Started by celsoari, Apr 10, 2020 02:14 PM
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  11. Strong Wooden Drill Press

    Started by RCTURKA, Apr 2, 2020 06:45 PM
    column drill, diy, drill press, wooden drill press
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  12. Moved: Speed Handle for HF Bandsaw

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 10, 2020 03:43 PM
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  13. Clamp rack made with EMT Conduit

    Started by Make Things, Apr 20, 2020 02:16 PM
    clamp, clamp rack, conduit, woodworking
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  14. Tube squeezer

    Started by Philip Davies, Apr 9, 2020 04:41 AM
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  15. Moved: See my upcoming projects an YouTube

    Started by TROEHL, Apr 20, 2020 12:50 PM
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  16. Moved: Pressure Assist (PA) Sand Blaster

    Started by tekcraft, Apr 20, 2020 11:40 AM
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  17. A Hex Drive Chuck

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 13, 2020 08:02 AM
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    drill chuck arbor, hex drive
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  18. Rounding over dowels

    Started by Redwoods, Apr 19, 2020 02:31 PM
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