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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

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  1. Moved: very modified harbor freight mini lathe

    Started by -Q-, Dec 9, 2018 10:39 PM
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  2. Heisz wooden bar clamp

    Started by Sussertown, Dec 15, 2018 06:37 PM
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    Dec 16, 2018, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  3. Adjustable Carriage Feed Stop for my Hobbymat

    Started by Bullet500, Dec 15, 2018 06:13 AM
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    Dec 15, 2018, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: One man Ceiling board holder

    Started by garage nut, Dec 15, 2018 12:41 AM
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  5. How to make an original, clamp

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Dec 14, 2018 03:41 AM
    clamp, handmade, homemade, how to make, tool
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    Dec 15, 2018, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  6. Taper cleaners /wipers for Morse tapers

    Started by MeJasonT, Dec 13, 2018 12:54 PM
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    Dec 15, 2018, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: DIY General Bandsaw blade guides

    Started by Nomad Boatbuilding, Dec 11, 2018 11:52 PM
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  8. Tuyeres

    Started by Philip Davies, Dec 12, 2018 06:04 AM
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    Dec 15, 2018, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Making A Grooving Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 5, 2018 04:32 PM
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  10. Moved: Lathe drive center and soldering pick

    Started by Dimitris Polychronis, Dec 10, 2018 12:40 PM
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  11. Moved: 4-station tailstock turret

    Started by threesixesinarow, Nov 22, 2018 11:38 AM
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  12. Thumbs up Homemade Simple Hand Press

    Started by liberal, Dec 11, 2018 07:10 AM
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    Dec 13, 2018, 06:25 AM Go to last post
  13. Making a chisel from volcanic rock and steel

    Started by Make Things, Dec 11, 2018 04:39 AM
    chisel homemade rocks
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    Dec 13, 2018, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  14. Splash guard..

    Started by Tuomas, Dec 11, 2018 02:51 AM
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    Dec 13, 2018, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  15. Lightbulb Automatic Water Tap

    Started by Lahis, Dec 11, 2018 12:13 AM
    automated water tap, automatic, control valve, water tap
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    Dec 13, 2018, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Router jig for cutting dovetail and box joints

    Started by starkw1, Nov 30, 2018 08:55 AM
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  17. Wip.. manual right angle square tube bender

    Started by Tuomas, Dec 12, 2018 10:47 PM
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  18. Clamp Knurler Repair

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 18, 2018 06:34 AM
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  19. Blind bearing pullers

    Started by Vmaxaholic, Dec 12, 2018 02:44 PM
    bearings bearing
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