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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. Rounding hammers

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 30, 2020 02:52 PM
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    Jan 31, 2020, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  2. Tower Drill Guide Press Mobile

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jan 30, 2020 10:32 AM
    drill guide, drill press, plywoodworking
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    Jan 30, 2020, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: 3 in 1 Star Knob Jig

    Started by Mazay, Jan 30, 2020 08:19 AM
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    Jan 30, 2020, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Homemade Sheet Metal Brake With Basic Tools

    Started by PowerMk, Jan 29, 2020 03:41 PM
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  5. Moved: Homemade English wheel - video

    Started by Jon, Jan 29, 2020 09:07 AM
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  6. Thumbs up Car LifeHack refrigerator comprossor

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Jan 28, 2020 03:20 AM
    car, lifehack, refrigerator compressor, relay module, wireing
    • Replies: 2
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    Jan 29, 2020, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Multi Tapering Table Saw Crosscut Sled (4 in 1)

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jan 29, 2020 12:14 AM
    cross cut sled, plywoodworking, table saw, taperring jig
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    Jan 29, 2020, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  8. My new camera stand for my portrait studio

    Started by CharlesWaugh, Jan 27, 2020 06:12 PM
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  9. CNC Router Part 4: Electronics & Software

    Started by buddyman100, Jan 26, 2020 03:25 PM
    cnc machine, cnc router, diy cnc router, homemade cnc router
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    Jan 28, 2020, 05:56 PM Go to last post
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  10. Moved: Wire Bender

    Started by kess, Dec 13, 2019 02:59 PM
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  11. Moved: New feed drive method for a lathe.

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 22, 2020 01:03 PM
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  12. Homemade F clamp and attachments

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Jan 26, 2020 04:49 AM
    f clamp; c clamp;
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    Jan 28, 2020, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  13. Homemade Universal long and short clamp (vise)

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Jan 28, 2020 12:08 AM
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    Jan 28, 2020, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  14. Small Vise Mount

    Started by Catfish, Jan 25, 2020 04:09 PM
    vise mount, wilton vise, wilton vise mount
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    Jan 28, 2020, 01:07 AM Go to last post
  15. Ergonomic push block with automatic heel

    Started by Christofix, Jan 27, 2020 12:03 PM
    christofix, jointer, push block, router table, table saw
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