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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: Telescopic stands mod

    Started by Frank S, Jul 23, 2018 07:59 PM
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  2. Holding The Wide End

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  3. Moved: Vise Handle

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  4. Moved: Fixed drill press vise..

    Started by Tuomas, Jul 21, 2018 08:37 AM
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  5. Moved: Tap Follower

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  6. Moved: Carbide Insert Dovetail and Chamfer Cutters

    Started by old_toolmaker, Jul 22, 2018 06:37 PM
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  7. Panbrake plans Review

    Started by JimTawakoni, Jul 23, 2018 08:42 PM
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  8. Moved: Collet inserts for square stock

    Started by mklotz, Jul 16, 2018 04:09 PM
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  9. Pinion shaft bearing race install tool

    Started by Frank S, Jul 9, 2018 01:05 AM
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  10. Moved: Third slide for threading on a watchmaker lathe

    Started by threesixesinarow, Jul 15, 2018 02:26 PM
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  11. Moved: Electronic diode tester

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  12. Grinder Stand

    Started by jackhoying, Jun 18, 2015 06:05 AM
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  13. Customizing a Unimat

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  14. Moved: Turning detail on long acetal rod

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  15. Mini bench block ring saver

    Started by mklotz, Jul 17, 2018 02:46 PM
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  16. Moved: quick change tool post

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  17. Moved: Round Stock Vise

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  18. Moved: A simple tool for Arthritic Hands

    Started by philipUsesWood&Brass, Jul 18, 2018 12:48 AM
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  19. Moved: Custom Machine Badge

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  20. Drill press lathe chuck mount.

    Started by Rorschach, Jul 18, 2018 06:05 AM
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