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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. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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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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    Feb 25, 2022, 02:24 AM Go to last post
  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. DIY Corner Clamp / Jig - Quick & Dirty & Cheap

    Started by tsbrownie, Feb 20, 2019 06:14 PM
    corner clamp, jig, welding, wood working
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,470
    Feb 26, 2019, 03:04 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Making Low-Cost, High Quality, Stick On Labels

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 18, 2019 09:50 AM
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  3. 1950's table saw as DIY CNC bed...

    Started by motopreserve, Feb 12, 2019 01:08 PM
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    cnc, cnc mill, cnc router, diy
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,824
    Feb 25, 2019, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  4. A small Drill Press I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 24, 2019 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 500
    Jon
    Feb 24, 2019, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  5. An Electric Screwdriver that I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 24, 2019 10:23 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 404
    Feb 24, 2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  6. A Rotary Tool that I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 24, 2019 10:21 PM
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    • Views: 447
    Feb 24, 2019, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  7. A Drum Sander that I made

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 24, 2019 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    Feb 24, 2019, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  8. VFD Assistance

    Started by jonnydot, Jan 31, 2019 05:07 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    Feb 24, 2019, 09:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Vacuum chuck for PCB milling and engraving.

    Started by tonyfoale, Feb 17, 2019 01:38 PM
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  10. Moved: Tapping Stand or Hand Tapper

    Started by jjr2001, Feb 18, 2019 11:00 AM
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  11. Homemade Jigsaw Table Machine

    Started by Didpoolhall, Feb 16, 2019 10:51 AM
    jigsaw table, plywoodworking
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,986
    Feb 23, 2019, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Powerful Tools and Useful Projects

    Started by HandmadeCreativeChannel, Feb 23, 2019 09:08 AM
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  13. Lightbulb DIY Mini Air Cooler

    Started by Lahis, Feb 17, 2019 10:14 PM
    air cleaner, air conditioner, air cooler, air tools, cooling fan
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,548
    Feb 23, 2019, 08:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,637
    Feb 23, 2019, 04:13 AM Go to last post
  14. Lightbulb Homemade CNC 3D touch probe LinuxCNC hole probing

    Started by snajper007, Feb 18, 2019 01:46 PM
    3d probe, diy probe, homemade touch probe, probe cnc, touch probe
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,002
    Feb 23, 2019, 04:05 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,557
    Feb 23, 2019, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  15. Soldering Without A Soldering Iron

    Started by tsbrownie, Feb 19, 2019 07:18 PM
    emergency soldering, soldering, soldering in the field, soldering iron
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,679
    Feb 23, 2019, 03:57 AM Go to last post
  16. Thumbs up Old hay knife that needed tlc.

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Feb 19, 2019 05:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,292
    Feb 23, 2019, 03:12 AM Go to last post
  17. Melting and Making Circular Aluminium Clamps

    Started by Bongodrummer, Feb 19, 2019 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,385
    Feb 23, 2019, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  18. Here is a Mini Lathe I made a while back

    Started by Foxtrot_, Feb 18, 2019 09:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Feb 23, 2019, 03:04 AM Go to last post



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