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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 $100 weekly 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. Moved: Heavy Duty Power Feed for Milling Machine

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Feb 20, 2019 07:08 PM
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  2. Handy Dandy See-saw Tubing Holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Feb 22, 2019 04:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,378
    Feb 28, 2019, 04:59 AM Go to last post
  3. Bench vise

    Started by Right Hands, Feb 22, 2019 06:59 AM
    bench vise, restoration, tool restorations
    • Replies: 2
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    Feb 28, 2019, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Homemade Multifunctional Belt Sander Grinder

    Started by meanwhileinthegarage, Feb 26, 2019 04:17 PM
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  5. Moved: Angle grinder tool post grinder / vise mount / stand

    Started by Tuomas, Feb 18, 2019 09:17 PM
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  6. Moved: Drill Press Centers...Align spindle to holes in your part

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 19, 2019 04:49 PM
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  7. Lightbulb DIY Miter Saw (Homemade Miter Saw)

    Started by Lahis, Feb 21, 2019 04:59 PM
    diy, diy circular saw, miter saw, miter saw station
    • Replies: 1
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    Feb 27, 2019, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  8. Table Saw Blade Gauge

    Started by Make Things, Feb 21, 2019 04:51 PM
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    Feb 27, 2019, 06:45 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,549
    Feb 27, 2019, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  9. Ink Transfer

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 19, 2019 03:03 PM
    label making
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    Feb 27, 2019, 06:35 PM Go to last post
  10. Moved: HOW TO CONNECT A UPS TRANSFORMER

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 01:52 PM
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  11. mitlaufende Lünette

    Started by punticek, Feb 27, 2019 10:13 AM
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    Feb 27, 2019, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  12. Poor mans digital height gage/scribe

    Started by Al8236, Mar 3, 2017 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    Feb 27, 2019, 09:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Accurate Hole Placement Only Where You Need It

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 27, 2019 07:01 AM
    technique
    • Replies: 2
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    Feb 27, 2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: LEVITRON MAGNETIC FIELD

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 09:15 AM
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  15. Moved: MY HOMEMADE TESLA COIL

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 08:46 AM
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  16. Moved: AN UNUSUAL MOTOR

    Started by mariost, Feb 27, 2019 01:23 AM
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  17. 4 jaw chuck backplate

    Started by Average Alex, Feb 21, 2019 06:02 AM
    chuck, lathe
    • Replies: 3
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    Feb 26, 2019, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  18. Cleaver/axe

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Feb 17, 2019 07:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,271
    Feb 26, 2019, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  19. Moved: Tapmatic power tapper for 10 bucks. Not quite but close.

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 18, 2019 10:15 AM
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