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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

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

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  1. Woodturning small size round skew

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 14, 2014 02:55 AM
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    Oct 14, 2014, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  2. Striking Saw

    Started by CedarSlayer, Oct 13, 2014 04:41 PM
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    Oct 14, 2014, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  3. Bird Cage Awls

    Started by CedarSlayer, Oct 12, 2014 07:37 PM
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  4. Adjustable Steady rest for the Lathe.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:27 PM
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    Oct 13, 2014, 11:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Home Made Knurler

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:56 PM
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    Oct 13, 2014, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Ball Turner for the Lathe.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:45 PM
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  7. Lathe Face Plate.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:43 PM
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    Oct 13, 2014, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  8. Chuck Release Handle.

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 13, 2014 12:32 PM
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  9. Talking Luthier purfling cutter

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Jul 16, 2014 03:29 AM
    guitar bending, luthier, purfling cutter, purfling scriber., violin purfling
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    Oct 12, 2014, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  10. DIY TImber Arch

    Started by cbroman77, Oct 6, 2014 09:21 PM
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  11. Machinist Depth Gauge

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 9, 2014 08:43 PM
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  12. Machinist Level

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 9, 2014 08:37 PM
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  13. Moved: A Carving platform

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Oct 9, 2014 08:22 AM
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  14. Machinist Vise on Tilting Table

    Started by Captainleeward, Sep 29, 2014 05:47 PM
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  15. My Branding Iron

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Sep 30, 2014 08:47 AM
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  16. Moved: Surface Gage

    Started by rossbotics, Oct 2, 2014 12:56 AM
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  17. A inverter for three machines

    Started by c.phili, Feb 28, 2013 11:42 PM
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  18. 2 drill jigs and lathe bits storage

    Started by naughtyboy, Oct 2, 2014 12:27 AM
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