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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. Basic homemade tools and tips should go in the Basic Homemade Tools and Tips subforum.

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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. LATHE HANDWHEEL

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 01:01 PM
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  2. Moved: MILLING TABLE or FIXTURE PLATE CLAMPS

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 01:11 PM
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  3. Intro

    Started by racer-john, Feb 9, 2016 11:58 AM
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  4. LATHE TOOLPOST MOUNT FOR DREMEL

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 03:53 PM
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  5. Moved: Depth measuring base for a caliper gauge

    Started by xynudu, Feb 9, 2016 04:10 PM
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  6. Grinding Rubber Motor Support Rings

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 7, 2016 07:00 PM
    lathe, machining rubber, motor support
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  7. Moved: DIY Metal Bender

    Started by kess, Feb 5, 2016 01:26 PM
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  8. Machinist Mill Vice Alignment Gauge.

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 5, 2014 01:50 PM
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  9. Moved: Handy 4 position lathe carriage stop for my South Bend lathe

    Started by oldtimer, Jan 28, 2016 07:10 PM
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  10. Quick boring bar and tool post

    Started by Frank S, Sep 24, 2015 07:40 PM
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  11. Moved: Manual Rotary Table

    Started by steamingbill, Feb 6, 2016 07:45 PM
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  12. Moved: Ring Roller Bender with Hydraulic Assist (DIY)

    Started by kess, Jan 30, 2016 01:14 PM
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  13. From Drill to Mill

    Started by kim, Jul 1, 2015 02:42 PM
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  14. Lathe duplicater

    Started by Coach, Jan 22, 2016 06:45 PM
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  15. dirt sifter

    Started by homer2105, Apr 19, 2015 08:03 AM
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  16. anealing and tempering metal for a knife

    Started by Ron, Feb 1, 2015 12:36 PM
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    Feb 7, 2016, 04:39 AM Go to last post
  17. Cool Hand Turned Lathe

    Started by Saxon Violence, Sep 28, 2015 04:55 PM
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  18. Question Easy starting for small motors

    Started by jackew, Jun 18, 2015 11:57 AM
    easy starting, gas-powered, starter motors
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