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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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  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. Moved: Router plane

    Started by Eaglewood, Nov 27, 2018 03:10 PM
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  2. Moved: Homemade Aluminum 2x72 Belt Grinder (no weld)

    Started by mr95gst, Nov 21, 2018 05:13 PM
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  3. Moved: Optical measuring experiment.

    Started by olderdan, Nov 27, 2018 10:42 AM
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  4. Homemade Chain

    Started by Frontier Forge, Nov 28, 2018 03:30 PM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forge, forging
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    Nov 30, 2018, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  5. New Life For a Broken Watch

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 25, 2018 04:46 PM
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    Nov 30, 2018, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  6. Pre-sort to Save Time

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 23, 2018 06:52 AM
    sorting, storage
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    Nov 30, 2018, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Chisel with the universal handle

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Nov 29, 2018 02:05 AM
    chisel, handmade, homemade, tools, universal
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    Nov 30, 2018, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  8. Singer 29k1 conversion table

    Started by rendoman, Nov 27, 2018 05:27 PM
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  9. Moved: The most important tool in my shop!

    Started by LastingBuild, Nov 20, 2018 08:03 AM
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  10. Moved: Belt File Grinder DIY || Let's Learn Something

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, Nov 27, 2018 03:29 AM
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  11. Moved: Palm Router Design Base Jig

    Started by Mistoloff, Nov 27, 2018 03:22 PM
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  12. Moved: DIY / Angle Grinder Stand || Let's Learn Something

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, Nov 27, 2018 09:28 PM
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  13. Moved: Bending machine with own hands

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Nov 27, 2018 02:52 PM
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    Nov 28, 2018, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Dial Indicator swivel universal rod connectors

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 17, 2018 08:49 PM
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  15. Moved: Bench grinder tool rest

    Started by Dimitris Polychronis, Nov 26, 2018 12:12 PM
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  16. Moved: DIY / Chain Breaker Tool || Let's Learn Something

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, Nov 25, 2018 10:17 PM
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  17. Big compass finished

    Started by rendoman, Nov 26, 2018 03:50 PM
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    Nov 28, 2018, 03:22 AM Go to last post
  18. Tenon Jig

    Started by Fromthewood, Nov 25, 2018 03:52 PM
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