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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Shop Made Steady Rest Part 3

    Started by Just1Guy, Oct 26, 2019 06:47 PM
    shop made steady rest
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  2. Shop Made Steady Rest Part 2

    Started by Just1Guy, Oct 26, 2019 06:43 PM
    shop made steady rest
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  3. Removable panel installation brackets

    Started by Keith William Knull, Oct 26, 2019 11:01 AM
    easy trim, hardie, pump jack, siding
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 26, 2019, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  4. Handle for my cracker box welder

    Started by Frank S, Oct 25, 2019 12:22 AM
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    Oct 26, 2019, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Crucible Tongs (made from clamps!)

    Started by SculptyWorks, Oct 26, 2019 01:47 AM
    clamps, crucible, forge, furnace, tongs
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    Oct 26, 2019, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Indexing fixture. Part 5-the final

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 26, 2019 06:56 AM
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    Oct 26, 2019, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  7. table for miter circular saw

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Oct 25, 2019 03:33 PM
    table saw, table saw box joints, table saw support
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    Oct 25, 2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  8. The world's cheapest parting off blade holder

    Started by xynudu, Oct 25, 2019 03:29 PM
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  9. Industrial style lamp

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Oct 25, 2019 03:28 PM
    lamp, lathe
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    Oct 25, 2019, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  10. furniture for the lathe for metal

    Started by Eloy Workshop, May 21, 2019 07:27 AM
    lathe for metal
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    Oct 25, 2019, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  11. Bearing puller

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Aug 2, 2019 03:44 PM
    bearing puller
    • Replies: 3
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    Oct 25, 2019, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Spinning Nuts On A Threaded Rod

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 24, 2019 09:07 AM
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  13. How To Fix Cheap Miter Saw and Add Laser Guide

    Started by Didpoolhall, Oct 24, 2019 02:20 PM
    laser guide, miter saw, plywoodworking
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    Oct 24, 2019, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  14. Helical pile adapter hex to square

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:10 AM
    custom metal fabrication, footings, helical pile, machining
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    Oct 24, 2019, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  15. Small propane forge for light duty "blacksmithing".

    Started by sandho, Oct 24, 2019 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 24, 2019, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  16. Helical pile adapter in action

    Started by PB Machines, Oct 24, 2019 04:19 AM
    construction, custom tool, footing, helical pile
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 561
    Oct 24, 2019, 04:19 AM Go to last post
  17. Indexing Fixture Part 4

    Started by ttmrj, Oct 23, 2019 05:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,771
    Oct 23, 2019, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  18. Heavy Duty Press Brake

    Started by jonlegrand1, Oct 23, 2019 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Oct 23, 2019, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  19. DIY Powered Disc Sander

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Oct 23, 2019 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    Oct 23, 2019, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Homemade F-Clamps for welding

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Oct 23, 2019 07:21 AM
    f clamp; c clamp;
    • Replies: 1
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    Oct 23, 2019, 02:52 PM Go to last post



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