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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. Moved: Making Threaded Rivets

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 15, 2019 07:43 AM
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  2. Moved: AC and fuel line disconnect tools

    Started by Frank S, Oct 16, 2019 12:48 AM
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  3. Homemade quick table clamp

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 15, 2019 09:11 AM
    table clamps
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    Oct 15, 2019, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  4. Homemade press

    Started by Ironworkerl417, Oct 14, 2019 08:13 PM
    press
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    Oct 14, 2019, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Bowsaw

    Started by pfredX1, Oct 14, 2019 06:39 PM
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    Oct 14, 2019, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Sash clamps from library furniture

    Started by Philip Davies, Oct 14, 2019 11:03 AM
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    Oct 14, 2019, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: WW2 Helmet Restoration/Fix

    Started by buddyman100, Oct 14, 2019 03:03 PM
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  8. Motorcycle Wheel Balancer

    Started by Jughead, Oct 14, 2019 02:43 AM
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    Oct 14, 2019, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  9. Making A Small hammer on A lathe

    Started by Salix84, Oct 14, 2019 06:29 AM
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    Oct 14, 2019, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  10. Warco WM180 Lathe Setting The Topslide Angle

    Started by Retro Steam Tech, Oct 14, 2019 05:41 AM
    angle, lathe alignment, topslide, warco
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  11. This is for all the kart builders!

    Started by Haslip Cycle Works, Oct 13, 2019 04:26 PM
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  12. Made a table for my bandsaw

    Started by Ironworkerl417, Oct 13, 2019 07:24 PM
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  13. corner welding clamp

    Started by warsztatOdZera, Oct 13, 2019 10:40 AM
    corner, diy, homemade, tools, wedding clamb
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  14. Homemade Circular Saw

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 12, 2019 09:10 AM
    circular saw
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    Oct 13, 2019, 02:08 AM Go to last post
  15. Calculations of the press' frame strength

    Started by Claudio HG, Oct 12, 2019 08:18 PM
    hydraulic press, jack bottle, mechanical strength, shear strength, shear stress
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