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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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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Homemade Coal Forge

    Started by Savage11, Jan 20, 2020 01:55 PM
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    Jan 22, 2020, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Vice Buddy

    Started by bobs409, Jan 21, 2020 07:33 AM
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  3. Mini Press Brake

    Started by jonlegrand1, Jan 21, 2020 07:26 PM
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    Jan 22, 2020, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  4. Drill charging Station With Bandsaw stand

    Started by Didpoolhall, Jan 21, 2020 10:26 AM
    bandsaw, drill station, plywoodworking
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    Jan 21, 2020, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Square drive coupling and key for taper lock pulley

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 18, 2020 11:34 AM
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  6. Moved: for knife makers

    Started by celsoari, Jan 18, 2020 08:04 AM
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  7. sanding block | change sandpaper really fast

    Started by Christofix, Jan 20, 2020 10:51 AM
    christofix, sanding, sanding block, sandpaper
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    Jan 20, 2020, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  8. Gas Cylinder Transport Caddy

    Started by bobs409, Jan 20, 2020 05:14 AM
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  9. Moved: Jeep Cherokee spray on bed liner

    Started by PB Machines, Jan 20, 2020 10:53 AM
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  10. Moved: Mobile Gantry Crane

    Started by barts metalwork, Jan 20, 2020 01:35 AM
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  11. MACHINE FOR PROFILE PIPE FROM OLD HOIST

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Jan 19, 2020 09:28 AM
    diy, homemade, how to make, machine, tools
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  12. Lathe Toolpost Grinder Attachment

    Started by bouboulas, Jan 19, 2020 12:21 PM
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    Jan 20, 2020, 02:24 AM Go to last post
  13. Tablesaw with dustdrawer

    Started by janochek, Jan 19, 2020 06:42 AM
    sawing, tablesaw, woodworking, workshop
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  14. Wooden Compass (Pair of Compasses) Making - DIY - 4K

    Started by RCTURKA, Jan 18, 2020 05:38 PM
    compass, drawing circle, pair of compasses
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  15. Gasket Cutter

    Started by jdurand, Jan 17, 2020 04:42 PM
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  16. Moved: Vintage style shifter

    Started by tony b, Jan 18, 2020 04:41 PM
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