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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: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Moved: Parting Tool Holder

    Started by rossbotics, Oct 9, 2018 04:20 PM
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  2. Sewing machine electric lift

    Started by Redwoods, Oct 1, 2018 08:47 AM
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  3. Moved: Lucris SteelRuleDie/Enbossing/Letterpress Press

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  4. Tongue twister

    Started by Philip Davies, Oct 10, 2018 12:53 PM
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  5. Emery cloth belt Lathe Sander Be Safe In The Shop

    Started by jjr2001, Oct 6, 2018 06:34 PM
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  6. Moved: homemade slip rool

    Started by celsoari, Oct 5, 2018 03:05 PM
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  7. Moved: Knife making jig

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  8. Suction distributor

    Started by Bricoleando, Oct 4, 2018 02:22 PM
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  9. Moved: Small Lathe Extended Point Live Center

    Started by rossbotics, Sep 30, 2018 01:48 AM
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  10. Big Rotating Vise Repair

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  11. Congratulations new Best Discussion award winners

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  12. Click the Thanks button when you like a post

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  13. Moved: Rotary Table to Chuck Threaded Adapter

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 29, 2018 05:29 PM
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  14. Lathe Steady Rest

    Started by bobneumann, Oct 2, 2018 10:42 AM
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  15. Quick disconnect air coupling

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  16. Offset Tail Stock Center From Plans

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