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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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Feb 25, 2022, 02:24 AM Go to last post
  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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Adventures in Friction Forming Bosses

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 22, 2015 05:51 PM
    friction forming, mill/drill
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 726
    Jan 23, 2015, 11:38 AM Go to last post
  2. Made a stand for my post vise.

    Started by GBrackett, Jan 20, 2015 07:06 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,621
    Jan 22, 2015, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  3. A Spillproof Oil Can

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 22, 2015 11:40 AM
    lathe, machining, mill, oil can
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,372
    Jan 22, 2015, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  4. Wood lathe drive center

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,516
    Jan 22, 2015, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  5. Deluxe version screw driver

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Aug 21, 2014 06:46 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,423
    Jan 21, 2015, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Wooden strong knob / wheel

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Jan 21, 2015, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  7. Gear extractor

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,739
    Jan 20, 2015, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  8. Dial Indicator Rod Extensions

    Started by Paul Jones, Jan 19, 2015 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,906
    Jan 20, 2015, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  9. Shop Press Fixture Box/with fixtures.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 16, 2015 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,344
    Jan 20, 2015, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Clamp hanging rail

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jan 19, 2015 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,764
    Jan 20, 2015, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  11. Axial Alignment Welding Fixture

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 19, 2015 05:29 PM
    fixture, metalworking, welding
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,531
    Jan 20, 2015, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Cuban homemade tools

    Started by Jon, Jan 17, 2015 09:34 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,641
    Jan 20, 2015, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Making a Really Nice Nut Driver

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 14, 2015 03:40 PM
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  14. Moved: Pulley/Fan Belt Welding Jig

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 15, 2015 01:25 PM
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  15. Making A Threaded Insert

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 18, 2015 07:40 PM
    friction forming, lathe, metalworking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,353
    Jan 19, 2015, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Hand saws that I build

    Started by rob streeper, Jan 4, 2015 05:31 AM
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  17. Moved: Inertia Forming on a Lathe

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 13, 2015 10:19 AM
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  18. Moved: A Cost Reduced Wall Anchor

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 16, 2015 10:28 AM
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  19. Moved: Atmospheric Water Generator.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 8, 2015 04:45 PM
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  20. "H" Style Home Made Shop Press.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 14, 2015 04:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,458
    Jan 15, 2015, 02:35 PM Go to last post



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