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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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  1. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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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. Dowel rod splines

    Started by Make Things, Jul 1, 2019 11:10 AM
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  2. Moved: Gear Oil Hand Pump

    Started by PowerMk, Jun 30, 2019 01:24 PM
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  3. Moved: Grinding Wheel Hack. How to Dress a Grinding Wheel.

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  4. Moved: The Ultimate Diy DC Treadmill Motor Controller

    Started by The Aussie Shed, Jun 25, 2019 10:24 PM
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  5. Planemakerís floats

    Started by Philip Davies, Jun 30, 2019 11:27 AM
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  6. Depth gage

    Started by Cascao, Jun 29, 2019 08:13 AM
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  7. Espresso Timer

    Started by Crusty, Jun 30, 2019 11:22 AM
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  8. Moved: GRΕAT IDΕA/HOMEΜADE MACΗINE FOR PROFΙLE PIPΕS

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  9. Moved: Make Square Holes with a Square Bit

    Started by Crusty, Jun 23, 2019 07:37 PM
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  10. Moved: Home shop made Wire Electrical Discharge Machine

    Started by BAXEDM, Jun 28, 2019 04:29 AM
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  11. Moved: Sliding tap and die holder for the lathe

    Started by 737mechanic, Jun 29, 2019 08:20 AM
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  12. Make Your Own SOLDERING IRON

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Jun 19, 2019 11:10 AM
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  13. DIY Universal Track saw guide with self clamps

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jun 15, 2019 10:24 AM
    circular saw, guide rel, track saw guide
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  14. Moved: Beginnings of a locksmith picking tool

    Started by Abbey Locksmiths, Jun 15, 2019 06:10 PM
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  15. DIY CNC Plotter

    Started by m2rechtin, Jun 24, 2019 06:33 PM
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  16. More on lathe tools

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