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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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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Moved: Easy furnace burner for propane forging

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  2. i need a tool made

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  3. Moved: DIY Portable Plywood Panel Support (FREE PLANS)

    Started by Downeast Thunder, Aug 10, 2018 07:01 AM
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  4. Moved: 6 x 72 belt sander for making pipe saddles

    Started by Frank S, Aug 9, 2018 03:22 PM
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  5. Horizontal bead roller setup

    Started by Frank S, Aug 9, 2018 04:14 PM
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  6. Jib crane bearing races

    Started by Frank S, Aug 9, 2018 03:31 PM
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  7. Variable Frequency Drive Noise Reduction

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 3, 2018 09:23 AM
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  8. Moved: trunion turning set up

    Started by Frank S, Jun 17, 2018 09:58 PM
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  9. Moved: SHOPSMITH METAL LATHE CONVERSION

    Started by paulk, Aug 7, 2018 05:06 PM
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  10. Moved: Bench Vise Jaws

    Started by rossbotics, Aug 4, 2018 04:24 AM
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  11. simple screw stands

    Started by Frank S, Aug 6, 2018 09:15 PM
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  12. Morse taper tang

    Started by Bony, Aug 5, 2018 06:57 AM
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  13. Thumbs up reusing salvaged material

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Jul 30, 2018 07:40 PM
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  14. Bead roller stand

    Started by 28Abone, Jun 22, 2018 06:34 AM
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  15. 3 inch vise

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  16. Recycled Ball

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  17. tow stinger for tractor

    Started by Frank S, Jul 28, 2018 03:22 PM
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  18. Moved: 30-45-60 V-Block

    Started by rossbotics, Jul 31, 2018 09:41 AM
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