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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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    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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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. Engine storage & shipping stand

    Started by Frank S, May 13, 2016 02:28 PM
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    May 18, 2016, 06:32 AM Go to last post
  2. Scrolling measuring tools

    Started by will52100, May 16, 2016 06:06 PM
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    May 17, 2016, 05:53 AM Go to last post
  3. Landscape Rock Sifter

    Started by scorch, May 15, 2016 08:44 PM
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    May 17, 2016, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  4. Slick Push Stick

    Started by markfitz, May 14, 2016 06:58 PM
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    May 17, 2016, 05:34 AM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Portable Bandsaw Stand

    Started by Catfish, Apr 8, 2014 01:41 PM
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  6. pin vise from recycled parts

    Started by penca, May 12, 2016 08:54 PM
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    May 15, 2016, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: An old power hack saw turns up

    Started by Frank S, May 7, 2016 07:39 PM
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  8. mini PCB drill press 90% recycled parts

    Started by Canobi, May 13, 2016 05:25 PM
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    May 14, 2016, 01:46 AM Go to last post
  9. Beam Compass with Trolley.

    Started by Captainleeward, May 13, 2016 03:49 PM
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    May 14, 2016, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: EDM (electric discharge machining) Machine

    Started by scorch, May 10, 2016 11:05 PM
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  11. Hand Grip Wood Pusher

    Started by Captainleeward, May 12, 2016 01:49 PM
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    May 13, 2016, 01:19 AM Go to last post
  12. Radius Cutter v2.0

    Started by C-Bag, May 11, 2016 08:54 PM
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    May 13, 2016, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Setting Plumb & Square using Line-of-Sight

    Started by Toolmaker51, May 11, 2016 10:12 PM
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  14. Sears Joiner Planer Fence Modifiacation.

    Started by Captainleeward, May 5, 2016 05:12 PM
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    May 12, 2016, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  15. heavy duty shop cart

    Started by Frank S, May 10, 2016 07:44 PM
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    May 11, 2016, 05:02 AM Go to last post
  16. 8 ft long work horses

    Started by Frank S, May 10, 2016 07:26 PM
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    May 11, 2016, 04:57 AM Go to last post
  17. 1/2" drive extension becomes a breaker bar

    Started by Frank S, May 10, 2016 07:04 PM
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    May 11, 2016, 04:54 AM Go to last post
  18. Oil Filter Cutter

    Started by funflyer, May 9, 2016 08:03 PM
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