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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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  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: 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. Moved: Mini Ant Bait Box

    Started by MetalDesigner, Apr 22, 2016 06:25 PM
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  2. lathe chip tray

    Started by sossol, Apr 25, 2016 10:14 PM
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    Apr 25, 2016, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  3. Digital Angle Pipe Marker 3D-Printed Mount

    Started by MetalDesigner, Apr 11, 2016 04:45 PM
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    Apr 25, 2016, 05:45 PM Go to last post
  4. 27 homemade firewood processor videos

    Started by Jon, Apr 1, 2012 05:27 PM
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    Apr 25, 2016, 04:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Wink 30 Ton Bottle Jack Bender / Punch / Press

    Started by weldup, Oct 18, 2012 01:31 PM
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    Apr 24, 2016, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  6. Does your job relate to your building activities?

    Started by kbalch, Apr 20, 2015 03:27 PM
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    Apr 24, 2016, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: 20 ton shop press

    Started by hardtail69, Mar 2, 2016 10:18 AM
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  8. Rounding-over jig for small parts

    Started by mklotz, Sep 2, 2015 09:05 AM
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    Apr 23, 2016, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Marking Knife: Layout Tool and Height Gage

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 20, 2016 05:46 PM
    layout knife, mill, touchdown
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    Apr 23, 2016, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Aluminum Replacement Knobs for Drill Press

    Started by MetalDesigner, Apr 20, 2016 02:51 AM
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  11. Metal Marking Gauge - vernier addition

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 20, 2016 01:58 PM
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    Apr 22, 2016, 03:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Vice Metal Casting from 3D Printed Patterns

    Started by MetalDesigner, Apr 17, 2016 06:57 PM
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  13. quick made in the field spanner

    Started by Frank S, Apr 21, 2016 01:03 PM
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    Apr 21, 2016, 05:16 PM Go to last post
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  14. How to Install a Static 3 Phase Converter

    Started by bstanga, Apr 21, 2016 07:39 AM
    3 phase, electrical, mill
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  15. Moved: Dial Indicator Adjustable Arm Extension for Unimat Lathe

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 17, 2016 05:50 PM
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  16. Oar Lathe

    Started by Gadgeteer, Apr 16, 2016 10:17 PM
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    Apr 19, 2016, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  17. Stuck engine flywheel tool

    Started by KustomsbyKent, Apr 9, 2016 02:31 AM
    flywheel handle, stuck engine
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    Apr 19, 2016, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  18. YAUPHS (Yet Another Ugly Power HackSaw)

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Jul 24, 2014 10:34 PM
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  19. Moved: PENCIL HOLDERS

    Started by morsa, Aug 12, 2015 12:46 PM
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