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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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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 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 02:49 PM
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  1. Machined branding iron

    Started by mklotz, Aug 14, 2016 09:36 AM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  2. Privy brush holder/ bailing vessel

    Started by Frank S, Aug 13, 2016 11:20 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  3. Machinist Jacks from scrap

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 13, 2016 10:44 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:59 AM Go to last post
  4. Lathe Taper Attachment the easy way

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 13, 2016 10:32 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  5. Moved: trailer-made-scratch becomes boneified tool

    Started by Frank S, Aug 13, 2016 08:27 PM
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  6. Battery storage cabinet.

    Started by Captainleeward, Aug 12, 2016 06:56 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Tools from cut nails

    Started by mklotz, Sep 3, 2015 10:11 AM
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    Aug 16, 2016, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  8. 2x72 Belt grinder

    Started by Bill.Brown1951, Jul 23, 2016 09:55 AM
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  9. Indexing jig

    Started by Joe81abby, Dec 21, 2015 06:34 PM
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  10. Handy saw horses

    Started by Frank S, Sep 7, 2015 11:05 PM
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  11. Sphere Machine

    Started by Gabe, Jul 31, 2016 06:21 PM
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  12. Machinist hold down table vise mounted

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 24, 2014 02:09 PM
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  13. Little Swing Brake

    Started by Strostkovy, Jul 4, 2016 12:08 AM
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  14. Moved: Small toolpost live spindle

    Started by olderdan, Aug 11, 2016 10:35 AM
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  15. Saw Stallions

    Started by MDWoodArt, Jul 2, 2013 07:28 AM
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  16. Portable power tool holders

    Started by buckeyelocalguy, Aug 12, 2016 10:45 PM
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  17. Drilling jigs

    Started by Workshopshed, Aug 11, 2016 04:12 PM
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  18. Hydraulic sheetmetal bender

    Started by Ball baby, Feb 28, 2016 06:37 PM
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