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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. Basic homemade tools and tips should go in the Basic Homemade Tools and Tips subforum.

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  1. Post your basic homemade tool builds in here, as well as your tool tips and techniques. These can be basic tools and tips from beginner or advanced tool builders.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Plasma Cutter Cart Mod

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 21, 2015 06:03 PM
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    Apr 27, 2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  2. Red face threaded pulley removal tool

    Started by AMG warkshop, Apr 17, 2015 07:36 PM
    belt sander pulley, pulley extractor, pulley removal tool, threaded pulley, timing pulley
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    Apr 24, 2015, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Plastic Injection Molding Machine

    Started by scorch, Apr 19, 2015 12:27 AM
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  4. Dust Collector for entire garage

    Started by WCRiot, Nov 15, 2012 11:25 AM
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    Apr 23, 2015, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  5. Copper Soft Jaws for Bench Vise

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 22, 2015 08:37 AM
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    Apr 22, 2015, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Welding cart hook

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 22, 2015 12:36 PM
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    Apr 22, 2015, 01:40 PM Go to last post
  7. More post dollies

    Started by knoba, Apr 9, 2015 09:09 PM
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    Apr 19, 2015, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  8. Ford Transit 17mm Propshaft Bearing Spanner

    Started by knoba, Apr 9, 2015 09:08 PM
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    Apr 19, 2015, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  9. What are the most important attributes for a tool builder?

    Started by kbalch, Apr 14, 2015 01:02 PM
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    Apr 19, 2015, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  10. Bottle Openers made from 16D common nails

    Started by scorch, Apr 16, 2015 08:59 PM
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  11. Moved: Proto-Form Machine. Thermo forming plastics

    Started by backyard_cnc, Apr 10, 2015 09:32 PM
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  12. Tap & die box

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:55 PM
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    Apr 16, 2015, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Pig Roaster and drive from scratch

    Started by Razz, Apr 15, 2015 08:20 PM
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  14. Drill bits for plastics

    Started by knoba, Apr 9, 2015 09:35 PM
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    Apr 15, 2015, 01:24 AM Go to last post
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    Apr 14, 2015, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Unimat Lathe Boring Bar Holder

    Started by Paul Jones, Apr 11, 2015 12:06 PM
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  16. Best piece of advice from a toolmaking mentor?

    Started by kbalch, Apr 7, 2015 02:23 PM
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    Apr 13, 2015, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  17. Moved: Regulated BENCH POWER SUPPLY 240Vac ~ 24Vdc

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:57 PM
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  18. Machinery dust covers

    Started by knoba, Apr 8, 2015 10:52 PM
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