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

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  7. Homemade Amazing Tool

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  8. Turning a Tactical Pen on a Bench Top Mini Lathe

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  9. Pipe roller / positioner

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  10. V block clamping pads

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  14. ER32 Collet Back Plate - Part 2 of 3

    Started by MachineNZ, Nov 24, 2019 02:46 AM
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  15. Homemade Sheet Metal Bending Tool

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Nov 16, 2019 07:01 AM
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