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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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  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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Cool How to make a Drill Press Table Counterweight

    Started by Catfish, Sep 25, 2019 10:29 AM
    drill press, drill press table
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  2. Homemade A Can Crusher

    Started by Kwandotechnic, Sep 22, 2019 03:05 AM
    can crusher;
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  3. HOW TO MAKE A PORTABLE ROLLER BENDER

    Started by mariost, Sep 24, 2019 12:46 PM
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  4. disk sander

    Started by rep, Sep 24, 2019 11:32 AM
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  5. Honey Creamer

    Started by Sam's Workshop Diary, Sep 24, 2019 10:46 AM
    beekeeping, honey
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    Sep 24, 2019, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  6. DIY speed contoller box for AC motor

    Started by Didpoolhall, Sep 20, 2019 08:49 AM
    plywoodworking
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    Sep 23, 2019, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  7. Speedy Lathe Chuck Wrench

    Started by gatz, Sep 16, 2019 09:57 AM
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  8. Plasma Cutter Stand Off Wheel

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 21, 2019 01:29 PM
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    Sep 22, 2019, 12:28 AM Go to last post
  9. Cool How To Make a Boring Bar Insert Tool

    Started by Catfish, Sep 21, 2019 09:14 AM
    boring bar, carbide boring bar, insert boring bar
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    Sep 22, 2019, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  10. Lightbulb Simplest Table Saw

    Started by Mazay, Sep 21, 2019 12:58 AM
    circular saw, easy, simple, table saw
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  11. Shop Made Steady Rest

    Started by Just1Guy, Sep 21, 2019 08:34 PM
    machining, torch work, welding
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  12. Threading Die Holder ADAPTER for the Mini-Lathe

    Started by SculptyWorks, Sep 15, 2019 06:49 PM
    adapter, harbor freight, lathe, tailstock, threading
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    Sep 21, 2019, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Homemade Wooden Shield

    Started by buddyman100, Sep 21, 2019 02:42 PM
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  14. HF Welder cart mod 3

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 20, 2019 12:16 PM
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  15. 15" Mini Press Brake

    Started by Gary Huston, Sep 20, 2019 10:35 AM
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