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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. Moved: Router Table Lift Mechanism System

    Started by Didpoolhall, Mar 2, 2020 09:01 AM
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  2. angle clamp from aluminium swarfs

    Started by bouboulas, Mar 1, 2020 08:52 AM
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    Mar 2, 2020, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Forming A Hook For a Strap

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 27, 2020 05:17 PM
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  4. Congratulations new Best Discussion award winner

    Started by Jon, Mar 2, 2020 01:49 PM
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  5. Combination center finder

    Started by Christofix, Mar 2, 2020 10:11 AM
    center finder, christofix, jig, woodworking
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    Mar 2, 2020, 01:31 PM Go to last post
  6. Shop Press Release Knob

    Started by Captainleeward, Mar 2, 2020 10:24 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 2, 2020, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  7. HORIZONTAL ACTION TOGGLE CLAMP

    Started by morsa, Oct 17, 2016 06:59 PM
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    Mar 2, 2020, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  8. Portable folding Outfeed Table

    Started by Keith William Knull, Mar 1, 2020 09:14 AM
    folding, outfeed, table, table saw
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    Mar 1, 2020, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Scrolling Jig

    Started by kess, Feb 29, 2020 11:11 AM
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  10. Making A Disc Sander Stand

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Feb 29, 2020 05:14 AM
    disc sander
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    Feb 29, 2020, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  11. Cool How to make a Lathe Crossfeed Lead Screw

    Started by Catfish, Feb 28, 2020 08:57 AM
    lathe, leedscrew
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    Feb 29, 2020, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  12. DIY Net Making (DIY Tools) Part 1

    Started by Downeast Thunder, Feb 27, 2020 10:28 PM
    diy, free full size template, how-to, net making tools, netting needle
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  13. Pocket Hole Jig System

    Started by RCTURKA, Feb 28, 2020 10:32 AM
    pocket hole, pocket hole jig, pocket hole jig system
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  14. Moved: I found a very old hand Digger-Axe from 1924

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Feb 28, 2020 10:27 AM
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  15. Lightbulb Idea for a profile pipe

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Feb 28, 2020 08:50 AM
    device, homemade, machine, profile pipes, tool
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  16. Welding magnet with angle adjustment

    Started by Made in Garage, Feb 26, 2020 12:50 PM
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    Feb 28, 2020, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  17. Mobile Painted Parts Drying Rack

    Started by bobs409, Feb 8, 2020 12:26 PM
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    Feb 28, 2020, 03:52 AM Go to last post
  18. Hydraulic Acro Props

    Started by thehomeengineer, Feb 26, 2020 02:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Feb 27, 2020, 03:06 PM Go to last post



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