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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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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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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. Engaving hammer

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Feb 8, 2015 03:50 PM
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    Feb 11, 2015, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  2. Brass head hammer

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Feb 8, 2015 03:39 PM
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    Feb 11, 2015, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Tool Makers Clamps

    Started by rossbotics, Feb 8, 2015 01:27 PM
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    Feb 11, 2015, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  4. Forged Knife for the shop...

    Started by GBrackett, Feb 7, 2015 06:45 PM
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    Feb 11, 2015, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Doc's Rasp for the arthritic

    Started by Doc, Feb 9, 2015 07:34 PM
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  6. Mini sprinkler for sprouts

    Started by tigerjack89, Feb 3, 2015 04:17 AM
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    Feb 10, 2015, 10:29 PM Go to last post
  7. Lightbulb Doc tries some metal work...

    Started by Doc, Feb 10, 2015 01:00 AM
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    Feb 10, 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  8. What are your top 5 tool recommendations?

    Started by kbalch, Feb 4, 2015 12:40 PM
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  9. Japanese style hammer

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Feb 8, 2015 03:26 PM
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  10. Keeping it simple, a bench hook

    Started by Workshopshed, Feb 9, 2015 10:31 AM
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  11. Home made "Dimple die" Size 1 " 9/16 Hole

    Started by Captainleeward, Feb 7, 2015 02:40 PM
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  12. Lathe Chuck Wrenches/Keys

    Started by Catfish, Feb 5, 2015 11:56 AM
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  13. Moved: Home built wood lathe

    Started by Angus, Jan 27, 2015 01:29 AM
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  14. log furniture tool

    Started by woodjack, Feb 6, 2015 02:04 PM
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    Feb 8, 2015, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Homemade Anvil Stand/Tool Rack...

    Started by GBrackett, Jan 29, 2015 10:35 AM
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    Feb 7, 2015, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  16. Bender

    Started by riaanras, Sep 29, 2013 05:36 AM
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    Feb 7, 2015, 08:44 PM Go to last post
  17. Tig Welder Cart

    Started by Wmrra13, Feb 5, 2015 08:52 PM
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  18. thread cutting machine

    Started by Angus, Jan 28, 2015 11:39 PM
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  19. CNC Spindle light

    Started by Ruben, Feb 2, 2015 10:32 AM
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