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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: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Tenon saw

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 17, 2014 09:10 AM
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    Dec 18, 2014, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  2. Table saw sled

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 17, 2014 10:35 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,321
    Dec 17, 2014, 08:44 PM Go to last post
  3. Thumbs up Congratulations captainleeward, #1 tool builder!

    Started by Jon, Dec 1, 2014 03:44 PM
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    Dec 17, 2014, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  4. 3D-Printed MT-3 (Morse Taper) Shelf Inserts

    Started by MetalDesigner, Dec 11, 2014 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    Dec 16, 2014, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  5. Blacksmith bellows

    Started by azur, Dec 12, 2014 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    Dec 16, 2014, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  6. Tool Rack for Lathe Tailstock Tooling

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 10, 2014 02:25 PM
    lathe, tailstock, tool rack, tool storage
    • Replies: 9
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    Dec 15, 2014, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Convert a B&D valve Grinder to a Cutter Grinder

    Started by wdenis, Dec 12, 2014 11:01 PM
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  8. Sharpening template guide for wet grinder

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 5, 2014 09:21 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:59 AM Go to last post
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Steady rest - smaller model

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 4, 2014 03:20 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:54 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 3,881
    Dec 14, 2014, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  10. waste oil forge

    Started by spazzmodical, Dec 6, 2014 03:51 PM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  11. Soft vise jaws for luthery

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 9, 2014 10:58 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  12. sds skutch chissel

    Started by brightspark, Jan 20, 2013 10:34 AM
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:31 AM Go to last post
  13. Tap tuning Hammer

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 12, 2014 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Dec 14, 2014, 06:20 AM Go to last post
  14. Adapter Plate for 5 inch dia. 4-Jaw Chuck

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 10, 2014 09:47 AM
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    4-jaw chuck, adapter, hot rolled steel, lathe, mini lathe
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 7,792
    Dec 13, 2014, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  15. Large shop vacuum head

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 11, 2014 01:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Dec 12, 2014, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Vacuum hose benchtop hook

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 11, 2014 01:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Dec 12, 2014, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  17. Vaccum Nozzle - the big one

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 11, 2014 01:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,886
    Dec 12, 2014, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Lamp foot adaptator for bench top

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 9, 2014 03:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,611
    Dec 9, 2014, 07:41 PM Go to last post



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