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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. A few guys worth looking into for toolmaking.

    Started by Yamez-IMF, Jan 28, 2019 08:44 AM
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  2. Moved: revisited lantern chuck

    Started by CHP, Jan 20, 2019 12:50 PM
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  3. Hydraulic press

    Started by Mick4404, Jan 21, 2019 06:01 AM
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    Jan 28, 2019, 02:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Tool post riser

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 23, 2019 02:40 PM
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  5. Measure the temperature of molten lead

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 23, 2019 02:34 PM
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    Jan 27, 2019, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Vacuum hold down unit

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Jan 20, 2019 07:37 AM
    diy, hold downs, vacuum fixture, vacuum hold down
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    Jan 25, 2019, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Multitool

    Started by Mr.DK DIY, Jan 22, 2019 11:12 AM
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  8. Moved: A Sheetmetal Filing Button

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 20, 2019 07:34 AM
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  9. Uses for Magnets

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 31, 2018 07:17 AM
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  10. Moved: Improving the Harbor Freight Drill Press Locking Clamp

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 23, 2019 06:19 AM
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  11. Lightbulb DIY Lab Bench Power Supply

    Started by Lahis, Jan 22, 2019 08:34 PM
    12vdc 230vac converter, atx, bench power supply, power supply
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  12. New guy here looking

    Started by bundyal38, Jan 24, 2019 04:10 AM
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  13. Childrens dining suite

    Started by ranald, Jan 22, 2019 05:02 PM
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  14. Moved: Precision metal chuck faceplate for a wood lathe

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 16, 2019 11:34 AM
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  15. Moved: Drawknife from sickle

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 17, 2019 09:59 AM
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  16. Universal tractor splitting stand

    Started by Westerntruck, Jan 19, 2019 11:34 PM
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  17. Welding videos

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 20, 2019 03:58 AM
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