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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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  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: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Welding electrode holder

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Mar 4, 2019 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    Apr 26, 2019, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  2. Recycled challenge. Giving life to scrap.

    Started by Bricoleando, Apr 25, 2019 01:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,532
    Apr 25, 2019, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  3. Lathe tool holder storage rack

    Started by threesixesinarow, Apr 25, 2019 09:25 AM
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    Apr 25, 2019, 03:02 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,230
    Apr 25, 2019, 04:15 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Homemade Vise

    Started by Made in Garage, Apr 19, 2019 03:27 AM
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  5. Moved: WELDING SLAG CHIPPING HAMMER FROM AN OLD FILE.

    Started by Raytonian, Apr 15, 2019 10:53 PM
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  6. Metalworking tools and techniques

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Apr 24, 2019 10:33 AM
    diy, handmade, homemade, how to make, workshop
    • Replies: 3
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    Apr 24, 2019, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Yet another lathe centering tool

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Apr 20, 2019 01:49 AM
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    Apr 24, 2019, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  8. Table Saw Drill Holder Stand

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Apr 21, 2019 09:57 AM
    cutting machine, drill power, drill press accessories, drill stand, table saw
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    Apr 24, 2019, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  9. Router jig - circle

    Started by rendoman, Apr 23, 2019 03:45 PM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  10. Update on jealpaul video copying and banning

    Started by Jon, Apr 22, 2019 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Apr 23, 2019, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Mini Travelling Crane

    Started by darkoford, Apr 23, 2019 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Apr 23, 2019, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  12. High-Power Solid-State Heat Engine Design

    Started by TilenThaler, Apr 14, 2019 10:50 AM
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    memory shape alloy engine, nitinol engine, solid-state heat engine
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    Apr 23, 2019, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Homemade Axle Stand

    Started by PowerMk, Apr 17, 2019 08:01 AM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  14. Drill chuck arbor

    Started by bobneumann, Apr 23, 2019 06:27 AM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  15. Improvements to a lathe tailstock

    Started by tonyfoale, Mar 26, 2019 02:49 PM
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    Apr 23, 2019, 02:43 AM Go to last post
  16. A small Hydraulic Lift I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Apr 21, 2019 11:22 PM
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    Apr 22, 2019, 03:20 AM Go to last post
  17. MOBILE DRUM SANDER TROLLEY

    Started by ranald, Apr 15, 2019 11:39 PM
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    Apr 21, 2019, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  18. Belt sander mount

    Started by 1dmaxpwr, Nov 3, 2013 08:48 PM
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    Apr 21, 2019, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  19. An Auxiliary Bench Vise

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 20, 2019 03:27 PM
    bench vise
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    Apr 21, 2019, 01:47 AM Go to last post



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