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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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Spring loaded Center

    Started by ToolMakerRob, Jun 24, 2016 01:21 PM
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    Jun 25, 2016, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Making a Deburring Tool from a Razor Handle

    Started by Paul Jones, Jun 24, 2015 08:25 AM
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  3. Moved: Mini-toolmakers jaws for small 80 mm three jaw chuck

    Started by Paul Jones, Jul 4, 2014 11:11 AM
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  4. Fretting tool for set neck guitars.

    Started by Nick Christodoulou, Jun 13, 2016 01:27 PM
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    Jun 23, 2016, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  5. Wooden Mallet

    Started by davidmoody, Jun 21, 2016 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    Jun 23, 2016, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  6. Lathe Tool Organizer MT2 and Mt3

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 20, 2016 05:29 PM
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    Jun 23, 2016, 06:36 AM Go to last post
  7. Tiny Dremel router base for making inlays.

    Started by Tuomas, Jun 21, 2016 10:11 AM
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    Jun 23, 2016, 06:33 AM Go to last post
  8. A Captured Ball Lip Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 14, 2016 10:44 AM
    bench work, captured ball, machining
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    Jun 23, 2016, 05:50 AM Go to last post
  9. Work Holding Hand Vise

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 20, 2016 05:03 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 03:27 AM Go to last post
  10. Unimat ER16 Collet Chuck Revisited

    Started by Paul Jones, Jun 19, 2016 07:54 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 03:17 AM Go to last post
  11. Dryer Vent Pipe Flaring Tool

    Started by Daryl Digger, Jun 19, 2016 04:54 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  12. Wink Base for Planer Thicknesser

    Started by Como Fiz, Jun 2, 2016 07:39 AM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 03:04 AM Go to last post
  13. How Accurate is Your Lathe Speed

    Started by bstanga, Jun 16, 2016 08:00 PM
    lathe, machining, tachometer
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    Jun 19, 2016, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Home Made Filing Machine or Die Filer

    Started by brianhw, Jun 16, 2016 02:49 PM
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  15. 8" Delta Bench Grinder Tables Mods

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 03:31 PM
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    Jun 19, 2016, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  16. Diamond Wheel Dresser

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 03:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jun 19, 2016, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  17. Pop Rivet sheet metal box new

    Started by Captainleeward, Jun 10, 2016 02:29 PM
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    Jun 19, 2016, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  18. Angle Plate for the Mill

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 03:02 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 02:20 PM Go to last post
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    Jun 18, 2016, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  19. HF 36 " brake- handle extensions.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jun 17, 2016 01:11 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 07:43 AM Go to last post



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