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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 $250 monthly 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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Center Punch with Forged Hex Shank

    Started by Frontier Forge, Dec 20, 2018 07:56 AM
    blacksmith, blacksmithing, forged, forging, punch
    • Replies: 6
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    Dec 22, 2018, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  2. Router guide for festool track.

    Started by Rorschach, Dec 21, 2018 01:56 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    Dec 22, 2018, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  3. Thumbs up Homemade Simple Puller

    Started by liberal, Dec 20, 2018 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Dec 22, 2018, 06:29 AM Go to last post
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  4. Moved: Bandsaw space saver

    Started by Steved53, Dec 20, 2018 08:53 AM
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  5. Lets talk sharpening. This is my homemade setup!

    Started by LastingBuild, Dec 21, 2018 07:45 AM
    sharpening, sharpening station, wood-shop, woodworking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,126
    Dec 22, 2018, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  6. DIY Jig for System 32 / 32mm Shelf Pin System

    Started by RobTakami, Dec 19, 2018 06:20 PM
    32mm cabinet making, festool hole guide, lr32, process32, system 32
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    Dec 22, 2018, 05:49 AM Go to last post
  7. Table saw zero clearance insert

    Started by Rorschach, Dec 21, 2018 01:53 AM
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    Dec 22, 2018, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  8. Electronic Edge Finder Run-out Compensation

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 18, 2018 07:02 AM
    electronic edge finder, metrology, mill, run-out
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    Dec 22, 2018, 05:35 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: A radius gauge

    Started by MichaelMoore, Dec 1, 2018 10:49 AM
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  10. Help to build a quick and dirty POWER SUPPLY

    Started by garage nut, Dec 19, 2018 09:43 PM
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    Dec 20, 2018, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  11. Home made Hand Press for forming sheet metal

    Started by GarageBot, Dec 20, 2018 04:38 PM
    homemade press, sheet metal, sheet metal press
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    Dec 20, 2018, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Hello all.

    Started by engineerd3d, Dec 19, 2018 04:37 PM
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    Dec 20, 2018, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Universal Grinding Fixture From Plans

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 8, 2018 03:49 PM
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  14. Moved: Polystyrene Cone shaped hole cutter

    Started by garage nut, Dec 19, 2018 06:55 AM
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  15. Moved: Engrave your logo by electrolysis.

    Started by kess, Dec 19, 2018 10:44 AM
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  16. Build your own table saw edge jointing jig!

    Started by DIYTheArtofWood, Dec 18, 2018 12:23 PM
    edge jointing
    • Replies: 1
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    Dec 20, 2018, 03:33 AM Go to last post
  17. 220L Drum plug Modification

    Started by garage nut, Dec 18, 2018 11:34 PM
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    Dec 20, 2018, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  18. Lightbulb How to make Straight Axis Water Pump

    Started by Lahis, Dec 18, 2018 12:11 AM
    axle, motor speed control, pump, straight axis, water pump
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    Dec 20, 2018, 02:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Lathe DC motor break

    Started by glens5, Dec 18, 2018 01:52 PM
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