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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. A lathe cross-slide table

    Started by MichaelMoore, Dec 1, 2018 10:41 AM
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  2. Moved: I'm really proud of this homemade tool!

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  3. Moved: How to make bells out of iron | Hot metal forging

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Dec 3, 2018 01:14 AM
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  4. Moved: Roller.. (ring)

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 9, 2018 11:33 AM
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  5. Moved: Splinter tweezer magnifier

    Started by mklotz, Nov 16, 2018 11:28 AM
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  6. Moved: Metric Threadcutting gears for antique South Bend lathe

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  7. Moved: Snowblower cart

    Started by Peat, Nov 28, 2018 08:29 PM
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  8. Moved: Router plane

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

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

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

    Started by Frontier Forge, Nov 28, 2018 03:30 PM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forge, forging
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  12. New Life For a Broken Watch

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 25, 2018 04:46 PM
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  13. Pre-sort to Save Time

    Started by rgsparber, Nov 23, 2018 06:52 AM
    sorting, storage
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  14. Chisel with the universal handle

    Started by Kovanca Polock, Nov 29, 2018 02:05 AM
    chisel, handmade, homemade, tools, universal
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  15. Singer 29k1 conversion table

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

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

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  18. Moved: Palm Router Design Base Jig

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  19. Moved: DIY / Angle Grinder Stand || Let's Learn Something

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