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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: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. Component weights of a Bridgeport mill

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 4, 2018 08:25 AM
    bridgeport, component weights, milling machine, ram moving, weight
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    Jan 5, 2018, 05:11 AM Go to last post
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  2. Rod Storage Array Using PVC Pipe and PVC Glue

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 3, 2018 03:42 PM
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    Jan 5, 2018, 04:34 AM Go to last post
  3. Marking Gage Layout Cut Lines and Rabbits

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 3, 2018 02:52 PM
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    Jan 5, 2018, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Articulating Drill Press table extension.

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 31, 2017 03:09 PM
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  5. Moved: Oil Injector

    Started by rossbotics, Jan 1, 2018 02:47 AM
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  6. Moved: Edge finder from a pin chuck.

    Started by olderdan, Jan 2, 2018 11:57 AM
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  7. Moving the ram on a milling machine.

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 4, 2018 02:54 AM
    bottle jack, bridgeport, milling machine, ram, stuck ram
    • Replies: 2
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    Jan 4, 2018, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  8. Scissor Lift Extentions

    Started by charles scozzari, Jan 2, 2018 06:17 PM
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    Jan 4, 2018, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: R8 Tapping Guide

    Started by charles scozzari, Jan 2, 2018 06:12 PM
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  10. Improvements to a pin vise

    Started by mklotz, Jan 2, 2018 03:36 PM
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    Jan 4, 2018, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Small hand pin vise

    Started by editor@glue-it.com, Dec 30, 2017 11:05 AM
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    Jan 4, 2018, 04:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Lathe Spindle Handwheel

    Started by jjr2001, Dec 21, 2017 11:37 AM
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    Jan 3, 2018, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Arc/Mig/Tig Combo

    Started by Anarchy, Dec 30, 2017 01:45 PM
    arc mig tig welder combo
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    Jan 2, 2018, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Scroll Saw Key

    Started by PJs, Oct 15, 2016 08:23 PM
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    Jan 1, 2018, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  15. Missing Pics making me MAD

    Started by garage nut, Jan 1, 2018 03:49 AM
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    Jan 1, 2018, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  16. Making parts for my first stick welding project

    Started by Canobi, Dec 9, 2017 06:22 PM
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    Dec 31, 2017, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Spar Lathe

    Started by JWV, Dec 28, 2017 05:20 PM
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    Dec 30, 2017, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Johnson 15Hp 2-Stroke Water Pump Repair

    Started by kess, Dec 28, 2017 12:47 PM
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    Dec 30, 2017, 06:55 AM Go to last post
  19. Moved: Making a Kant Twist Clamp

    Started by Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Dec 28, 2017 06:03 AM
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