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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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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Lightbulb Lathe bump tool (centering small parts)

    Started by Cascao, Aug 1, 2016 06:41 AM
    bump, centering, lathe, tool, true
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    Aug 2, 2016, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  2. Lightbulb Victor torch small hole cutter

    Started by oldtimer, Aug 1, 2016 04:41 AM
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    Aug 2, 2016, 05:13 AM Go to last post
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    Jul 31, 2016, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  3. Add a second carriage stop to your metal lathe

    Started by xynudu, Jul 31, 2016 02:33 AM
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    Jul 31, 2016, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Better V-block clamps

    Started by mklotz, Jul 29, 2016 11:09 AM
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    Jul 31, 2016, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  5. A better crank for my scissor jack

    Started by nortin, Jul 29, 2016 04:17 PM
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    Jul 31, 2016, 05:55 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Tailstock alignment buttons

    Started by mklotz, Jul 29, 2016 11:38 AM
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  7. Jig Fixture For Tube Notching

    Started by astroracer, Dec 12, 2013 04:58 PM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  8. Moved: Tire Valve Stem Cap Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Jul 21, 2016 11:00 AM
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  9. Ferrule turning tools from spanners

    Started by Philip Davies, Jul 30, 2016 11:57 AM
    ferrule cutter, turning
    • Replies: 1
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    Jul 30, 2016, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  10. Storage Tray for Cross Stitch Sewing Work

    Started by Paul Jones, Jan 19, 2016 06:36 PM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  11. Ruler bits

    Started by mklotz, Jul 27, 2016 10:53 AM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Engraving pantograph

    Started by mklotz, Jul 28, 2016 11:39 AM
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  13. Transmission leak stopper

    Started by nortin, Jul 29, 2016 03:38 PM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  14. Miniature bending brake

    Started by mklotz, Jul 28, 2016 11:02 AM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  15. Jig for center drilling a shaft

    Started by Polar Hunter, Jul 25, 2016 04:38 AM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Milling equipment on the lathe

    Started by Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Jul 24, 2016 01:02 PM
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  17. Tig Torch Holder

    Started by leversole, Sep 12, 2015 11:10 AM
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    Jul 30, 2016, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  18. How to Drill Titanium With HSS

    Started by bstanga, Jul 24, 2016 09:19 PM
    drill, lathe, titanium
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    Jul 28, 2016, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  19. Shop lens holder

    Started by mklotz, Jul 27, 2016 11:08 AM
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