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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. Stand Up Handgrinder or Edge Grinder

    Started by hipkat101, Aug 10, 2014 10:10 PM
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    Aug 13, 2014, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Vise Soft Jaws

    Started by Catfish, Jul 1, 2014 11:28 AM
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    Aug 13, 2014, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Clamps impovement for the luthier

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Aug 11, 2014 05:40 AM
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    Aug 13, 2014, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  4. MILL DRILL SPINDLE WRENCH

    Started by backyard_cnc, Aug 10, 2014 02:26 PM
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    Aug 13, 2014, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  5. Welding Fume Extration

    Started by Madeit, Aug 7, 2014 09:16 PM
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  6. Moved: Measuring the depth in a hole…

    Started by Okapi, May 8, 2014 04:39 PM
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  7. Angle Setup Plates, Set

    Started by Catfish, Nov 14, 2013 02:44 PM
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    Aug 13, 2014, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Moved: Lathe Tool Height Setting Gage

    Started by Catfish, Feb 11, 2014 02:18 PM
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  9. A Captured Fastener

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 1, 2014 08:04 AM
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  10. Home made band saw.

    Started by glens5, Feb 22, 2014 07:05 PM
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    Aug 12, 2014, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  11. ideas for a paint can shaker?

    Started by kjohnson, Jun 25, 2014 09:19 AM
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    Aug 11, 2014, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  12. couple of bits

    Started by naughtyboy, Aug 5, 2014 01:45 AM
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  13. Question how to build a loft in iron homemade

    Started by forgiaro, Aug 4, 2014 11:41 PM
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  14. Dovetail cutter 60deg

    Started by Catfish, Aug 3, 2014 07:04 PM
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    Aug 4, 2014, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  15. Just an idea for parabolic holes in watch pinions

    Started by Okapi, Jul 29, 2014 05:10 PM
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    Jul 30, 2014, 10:23 AM Go to last post
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  16. Bench top Vertical disk sander

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Jul 23, 2014 10:16 PM
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  17. Quick Change Tool Post Angular Stop

    Started by rgsparber, Jul 21, 2014 02:01 PM
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