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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

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

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  1. Jak zrobić podtrzymkę do tokarki

    Started by Salix84, Mar 23, 2020 11:37 AM
    lathe, steady for a lathe, welding
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    Mar 25, 2020, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  2. Electrical connection box 6 by 8 by 4

    Started by Frank S, Mar 25, 2020 01:13 AM
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  3. C box custom shelving welding project

    Started by PB Machines, Mar 24, 2020 08:10 AM
    cbox, seabox, shop organization, welding
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    Mar 24, 2020, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Side Drill for Wood Lathe

    Started by Canobi, Mar 23, 2020 08:58 AM
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    Mar 24, 2020, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  5. Warped blade straightener

    Started by will52100, Mar 20, 2020 11:53 PM
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    Mar 24, 2020, 06:02 AM Go to last post
  6. I needed some 45 angle blocks

    Started by Crusty, Mar 21, 2020 02:47 PM
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    Mar 23, 2020, 09:04 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Zip Ties ???

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Mar 16, 2020 06:12 PM
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  8. Moved: Storing Ratchet Straps for Quick Deployment

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 19, 2020 05:13 PM
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  9. Make A Belt Sander With 3 Sides for Grinding

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Mar 23, 2020 05:41 AM
    belt grinder
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    Mar 23, 2020, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  10. Drill press accessory tray

    Started by Philip Davies, Mar 23, 2020 08:55 AM
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  11. Vertical bandsaw modification add on

    Started by Gadgeteer, Mar 22, 2020 08:20 PM
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  12. Homemade Katana

    Started by buddyman100, Mar 22, 2020 02:55 PM
    diy sword, how to make a katana, katana, no forge, sword
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    Mar 22, 2020, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  13. CNC Plasma Table Conversion - Part 2

    Started by Haslip Cycle Works, Mar 22, 2020 06:33 PM
    cnc, haslip cycle works, plasma, table
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    Mar 22, 2020, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  14. Composter homemade

    Started by daniels1186, Mar 22, 2020 02:17 AM
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  15. Compound-planet split-ring planetary gearset

    Started by TilenThaler, Mar 22, 2020 10:23 AM
    planetary gearset
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  16. Adjustable Box finger Joint Jig - Quick and Easy

    Started by Didpoolhall, Mar 21, 2020 01:47 PM
    box joint, box joint jig, finger joint jig, plywoodworking, router
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