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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 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. DIY speed contoller box for AC motor

    Started by Didpoolhall, Sep 20, 2019 09:49 AM
    plywoodworking
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    Sep 23, 2019, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  2. Speedy Lathe Chuck Wrench

    Started by gatz, Sep 16, 2019 10:57 AM
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  3. Plasma Cutter Stand Off Wheel

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 21, 2019 02:29 PM
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    Sep 22, 2019, 01:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Cool How To Make a Boring Bar Insert Tool

    Started by Catfish, Sep 21, 2019 10:14 AM
    boring bar, carbide boring bar, insert boring bar
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    Sep 22, 2019, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Simplest Table Saw

    Started by Mazay, Sep 21, 2019 01:58 AM
    circular saw, easy, simple, table saw
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    Sep 22, 2019, 01:03 AM Go to last post
  6. Shop Made Steady Rest

    Started by Just1Guy, Sep 21, 2019 09:34 PM
    machining, torch work, welding
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    Sep 21, 2019, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  7. Threading Die Holder ADAPTER for the Mini-Lathe

    Started by SculptyWorks, Sep 15, 2019 07:49 PM
    adapter, harbor freight, lathe, tailstock, threading
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  8. Moved: Homemade Wooden Shield

    Started by buddyman100, Sep 21, 2019 03:42 PM
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  9. HF Welder cart mod 3

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 20, 2019 01:16 PM
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  10. 15" Mini Press Brake

    Started by Gary Huston, Sep 20, 2019 11:35 AM
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    Sep 21, 2019, 02:33 AM Go to last post
  11. DIY Home Security Alarm System

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Sep 20, 2019 04:32 PM
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    Sep 20, 2019, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  12. dovetail cutter

    Started by celsoari, Sep 20, 2019 03:20 PM
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  13. HF Welder cart mod 2

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 20, 2019 01:13 PM
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    Sep 20, 2019, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  14. 180 Pound Anvil: Heat Treat and Testing!

    Started by AirborneProductions, Sep 20, 2019 12:33 PM
    airborne productions, anvil, blacksmithing, youtube
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