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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: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Moved: V Step Angle Plate

    Started by rossbotics, Mar 18, 2018 02:20 PM
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  2. Grinder/Belt sander mod(ish)

    Started by Rorschach, Mar 27, 2018 07:59 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,540
    Mar 28, 2018, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Variable speed beltsander

    Started by Rorschach, Mar 27, 2018 07:55 AM
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  4. Tool post grinder

    Started by athomp, Mar 27, 2018 05:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,348
    Mar 28, 2018, 07:06 AM Go to last post
  5. Portable bandsaw Mod

    Started by Rorschach, Mar 27, 2018 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,504
    Mar 28, 2018, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  6. Centre drill extension

    Started by olderdan, Mar 13, 2018 01:07 PM
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    Mar 27, 2018, 07:31 AM Go to last post
  7. Dolly with mobile support

    Started by Bricoleando, Mar 22, 2018 02:55 PM
    painting, wood sandpaper
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    Mar 27, 2018, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  8. Rotating handle for Unimat lathe tailstock

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 25, 2018 11:41 AM
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    Mar 27, 2018, 07:08 AM Go to last post
  9. Mystery project

    Started by Captainleeward, Mar 14, 2018 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 27, 2018, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  10. Blast From The Past

    Started by RickT, Mar 19, 2018 09:44 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Mar 26, 2018, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  11. A life in engineering

    Started by tonyfoale, Mar 24, 2018 06:49 PM
    chassis, engines, handling, motorcycles, two stokes
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  12. Claw plate for the lathe

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Mar 24, 2018 04:10 PM
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  13. Tiny thread checker

    Started by mklotz, Mar 23, 2018 11:44 AM
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    Mar 24, 2018, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  14. Thickness sander, with gearbox table lift

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Sep 3, 2014 04:35 PM
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    Mar 24, 2018, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Homemade tap

    Started by Cascao, Mar 23, 2018 10:13 AM
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  16. Moved: Ratchet Bar Clamp

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Mar 20, 2018 01:10 PM
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  17. Taper setup with a boring head

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Mar 20, 2018 06:20 AM
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    Mar 24, 2018, 07:05 AM Go to last post
  18. Moved: Can Opener 2.0

    Started by Texf1, Mar 14, 2018 10:55 AM
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  19. Moved: Automatic Miter Saw Fence Stop

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Mar 16, 2018 11:58 AM
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  20. Kick down door stay

    Started by olderdan, Mar 20, 2018 10:19 AM
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