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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. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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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 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. DIY Hand router sanding JIG

    Started by For the craft, Mar 31, 2019 05:12 AM
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    Jun 1, 2019, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: HOMEMADE "ENGINE" LATHE AND MILLING "HEAD"

    Started by pkuphaldt, May 25, 2019 04:15 PM
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  3. Amazing Homemade a Long Bar Heavy Clamp

    Started by Kwandotechnic, May 31, 2019 11:02 AM
    heavy clamp
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    Jun 1, 2019, 07:05 PM Go to last post
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    Jun 1, 2019, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Homemade rotary positioner final part.

    Started by Gary Huston, Jun 1, 2019 12:07 PM
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    Jun 1, 2019, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Experiment with Bicycle Gear and Drill

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Jun 1, 2019 12:19 PM
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  6. Log jinker, cant hook or peavey

    Started by olefella, May 27, 2019 03:11 AM
    cant hook, log jinker, log transport, lucas mill, peavey
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    Jun 1, 2019, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  7. Router table extension for table saw

    Started by N4NV, Jun 1, 2019 09:05 AM
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    Jun 1, 2019, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  8. Automotive A arm bushing removal and replacement tool

    Started by Wemay, Jun 1, 2019 07:44 AM
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    Jun 1, 2019, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  9. DIY SPOT WELDING

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, May 22, 2019 09:02 AM
    diy spot welding
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    May 31, 2019, 10:28 PM Go to last post
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  10. Lightbulb HOMEMADE MACHINE FOR BENDING METAL

    Started by Kovanca Polock, May 26, 2019 11:22 AM
    bending, homemade, how to make, machine, metal
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    May 31, 2019, 03:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Drawbar Hammer/Spanner Machining

    Started by Mark Presling, May 30, 2019 03:02 AM
    copper hammer, drawbar hammer, forging
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    May 30, 2019, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Homemade Renishaw style touch probe.

    Started by tonyfoale, May 25, 2019 05:15 AM
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  13. Premium homemade router table Part 2

    Started by woodenworldenic, May 30, 2019 07:40 AM
    digital fence, double fence, homemade router table, router table fence
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    May 30, 2019, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  14. projecting a cylinder acutely onto a cylinder

    Started by neilbourjaily, Jul 9, 2018 06:01 PM
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    May 30, 2019, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Converting 2D Florecent light to LED

    Started by garage nut, May 29, 2019 05:19 AM
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    May 29, 2019, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  16. Easy versatile adjustable tongs. Simple to make.

    Started by Yamez-IMF, May 27, 2019 01:19 PM
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    May 29, 2019, 05:10 PM Go to last post
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    May 29, 2019, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  17. Home made brush forks for a compact tractor

    Started by Jandrew, May 29, 2019 08:30 AM
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    May 29, 2019, 04:03 PM Go to last post



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