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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. Magnetic fixture for smartphone

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 22, 2014 02:53 AM
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    Oct 23, 2014, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  2. Shop made chuck wrench and tool wrench

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:30 PM
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    Oct 23, 2014, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  3. Machinist chuck-work spacer

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:28 PM
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    Oct 22, 2014, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Homemade Bandsaw Vise

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 20, 2014 05:58 PM
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    Oct 22, 2014, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Machinist hammer

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 21, 2014 02:33 PM
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    Oct 22, 2014, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  6. Repeatable stop for band saw

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 20, 2014 05:42 PM
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    Oct 21, 2014, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  7. Lathe & Mill Tacometer

    Started by Catfish, Apr 2, 2014 01:33 PM
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    Oct 21, 2014, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Center Punch EYE

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:19 AM
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  9. coin or parts tumbler

    Started by Liquidhandwash, Oct 19, 2014 05:11 PM
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  10. Variable speed drill press modification.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:23 AM
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  11. Self alining tap holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:19 PM
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  12. Drill bit deburing handle.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:23 PM
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  13. Shop hydraulic Bottle Press

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 9, 2014 08:34 PM
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  14. Hand Tap Holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 16, 2014 02:26 PM
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    Oct 19, 2014, 03:42 AM Go to last post
  15. Handscrew clamps

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 17, 2014 03:06 AM
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  16. Key way cutter Lathe.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:50 PM
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  17. Large Depth Gague.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 18, 2014 10:26 AM
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