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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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  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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  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. Quick boring bar and tool post

    Started by Frank S, Sep 24, 2015 07:40 PM
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    Feb 9, 2016, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Manual Rotary Table

    Started by steamingbill, Feb 6, 2016 07:45 PM
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  3. Moved: Ring Roller Bender with Hydraulic Assist (DIY)

    Started by kess, Jan 30, 2016 01:14 PM
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    Feb 8, 2016, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  4. From Drill to Mill

    Started by kim, Jul 1, 2015 02:42 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  5. Lathe duplicater

    Started by Coach, Jan 22, 2016 06:45 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  6. dirt sifter

    Started by homer2105, Apr 19, 2015 08:03 AM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  7. anealing and tempering metal for a knife

    Started by Ron, Feb 1, 2015 12:36 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 04:39 AM Go to last post
  8. Cool Hand Turned Lathe

    Started by Saxon Violence, Sep 28, 2015 04:55 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  9. Question Easy starting for small motors

    Started by jackew, Jun 18, 2015 11:57 AM
    easy starting, gas-powered, starter motors
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  10. Moved: R-8 indexer

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:25 PM
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  11. Diy 2x72 inch Slack belt sander

    Started by profpat, Feb 3, 2016 12:13 AM
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    Feb 5, 2016, 12:32 AM Go to last post
  12. Home Made steady rest for my grizzly G4015 lathe

    Started by profpat, Feb 3, 2016 12:27 AM
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    Feb 5, 2016, 12:30 AM Go to last post
  13. Shop press & bending brake

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:07 PM
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    Feb 5, 2016, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  14. Mini Toolshed

    Started by davidmoody, Feb 3, 2016 08:54 PM
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    Feb 5, 2016, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  15. Wood turning scrapers

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 2, 2016 08:24 AM
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    Feb 4, 2016, 07:21 AM Go to last post
  16. Truck cab attachment for engine hoist.

    Started by Super 55, Feb 1, 2016 12:44 AM
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    Feb 3, 2016, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  17. Base for Shopsmith as fixed drill press

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 1, 2016 06:53 AM
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