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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 12:27 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

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  1. ER32 Collet Chuck Plate

    Started by Retro Steam Tech, Nov 7, 2019 08:17 AM
    chuck, collet, er32, lathe, plate
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    Nov 8, 2019, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  2. homemade metal grinder belt sander

    Started by celsoari, Jun 18, 2019 02:42 PM
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    Nov 7, 2019, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  3. homemade screw jack

    Started by celsoari, Aug 9, 2019 03:49 PM
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    Nov 7, 2019, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  4. homemade cnc machine

    Started by rep, Nov 6, 2019 10:23 AM
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    Nov 7, 2019, 04:25 PM Go to last post
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  5. DIY Bench Top Hydraulic Press

    Started by Making Stuff, Nov 4, 2019 01:00 PM
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    Nov 7, 2019, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  6. small home made epoxy granite cnc

    Started by Joergb, Nov 6, 2019 04:04 AM
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    Nov 7, 2019, 01:46 AM Go to last post
  7. Sharpie Armor

    Started by Making Stuff, Oct 28, 2019 07:52 PM
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  8. Moved: pivioting fork carriage

    Started by Frank S, Nov 6, 2019 05:44 PM
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  9. Old Ceramics Kiln Digital Conversion

    Started by House_Work, Nov 4, 2019 02:11 PM
    ceramics, heat treat, kiln, pid, steel
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  10. Moved: Wedges Chuck Puller

    Started by kess, Nov 4, 2019 01:49 PM
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  11. Radius turning attachment

    Started by thehomeengineer, Nov 5, 2019 10:30 PM
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  12. Moved: Powerful Air Horn Compressor Restoration

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Nov 5, 2019 09:29 AM
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  13. Rolling Up A Sevylor Colorado Kayak

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 3, 2019 07:33 PM
    kayaking
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    Nov 5, 2019, 07:20 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Quick action vise | Make A Metal Mini Drill Vise

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 26, 2019 08:37 AM
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  15. angle plate

    Started by celsoari, Oct 18, 2019 01:08 PM
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