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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Stomp Box Caddy

    Started by Captainleeward, Aug 11, 2019 12:27 PM
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    Started by Philip Davies, Aug 11, 2019 07:10 AM
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  3. Moved: Stop the Grab Now! Drill grabbing? | Metal Lathe Hack #5

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  4. Moved: Dress Up First! Before the Tool Goes Out | Metal Lathe Hack #3

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  5. Moved: Work Scoring? Stop It Now! |Metal Lathe Hack #2

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  6. Moved: Metal Lathe Tool Setup | Metal Lathe Hack #1

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  7. Lightbulb DIY Vaccum plate

    Started by oMtQB4, Jul 24, 2019 07:41 AM
    cnc, diy, milling, router, vaccum
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    Aug 11, 2019, 10:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Moved: The Need For Speed | Metal Lathe Hack #12

    Started by Catfish, Aug 11, 2019 09:07 AM
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  9. Jigsaw Circle Cutting Jig

    Started by Foxtrot_, Aug 7, 2019 01:34 PM
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  10. Moved: How to Build a Venturi Forge Burner - Frosty T Method

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  11. DIY benchtop jointer jig use electric hand planer

    Started by Didpoolhall, Aug 10, 2019 01:33 AM
    diy, hand planer, jointer, plywoodworking
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  12. Cool Who needs a shaft? I do.

    Started by Catfish, Aug 7, 2019 12:42 PM
    lathe work, roto tiller shaft, shaft making
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  13. Cool How to Make a Tormach TTS Dovetail Cutter

    Started by Catfish, Aug 7, 2019 12:53 PM
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    Aug 10, 2019, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  14. Cool How To Make a Lathe Tailstock Digital Scale

    Started by Catfish, Aug 9, 2019 08:41 AM
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    Aug 10, 2019, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  15. Small Tap Wrench

    Started by Aspins, Aug 10, 2019 04:14 AM
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  16. Chainsaw Powered Blender

    Started by Making Stuff, Aug 9, 2019 09:36 AM
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  17. Cool How To Make a Lathe Ways Digital Scale

    Started by Catfish, Aug 9, 2019 08:26 AM
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