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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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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Three Phase Motor from Washing Machine

    Started by buddyman100, Aug 3, 2019 02:01 PM
    disassembly, diy, scrap, three phase motor, washing machine
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  5. Vertical Drill Press Clamp

    Started by Make Things, Aug 12, 2019 06:54 AM
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  6. DIY Temperature Controlled Window Fan

    Started by m2rechtin, Aug 11, 2019 02:30 PM
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  7. Cool How to Make a Nail Knot Tool & Demo

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  9. DIY Solar Generator 3/4 - Panel & Controller Sizing

    Started by tsbrownie, Aug 11, 2019 09:47 PM
    12 volt, camping, generator, solar, work site
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