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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: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Digital or dial indicator on height gauge

    Started by tonyfoale, Apr 18, 2017 10:46 AM
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  2. Moved: Homemade Lathe Headstock EXTERNAL Gearbox

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Apr 30, 2018 11:43 PM
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  3. Cyclone separator for vacuum cleaner

    Started by Bricoleando, Apr 30, 2018 01:40 PM
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  4. Moved: Double Disc Sander

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Apr 28, 2018 02:08 PM
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  5. Moved: Tiny boring bar

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 29, 2018 11:02 PM
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  6. Step Down drill bit

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 30, 2018 05:41 AM
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    May 1, 2018, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Hand operated rivet snap tool.

    Started by thehomeengineer, Apr 28, 2018 01:10 PM
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  8. A Few Starter Tools

    Started by CookieCrunch, Apr 28, 2018 11:39 AM
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  9. Rear Tool Post Spacer Block Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:27 PM
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  10. Simple SDS drill adaptor.

    Started by Rorschach, Apr 30, 2018 03:28 AM
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  11. Moved: Lath Chuck Depth Stop

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 29, 2018 11:26 PM
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  12. Boring Bar Tool Post for Sherline Lathe

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:21 PM
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  13. MY take on well known Bender

    Started by garage nut, Jan 6, 2018 11:06 PM
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  14. Moved: Fast Change Rocker Tool Post Holders for the Lathe QCTP

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:41 PM
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  15. Moved: A Power Rock Rake

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 15, 2018 02:46 PM
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  16. CNC Cabinet

    Started by davegsc, Apr 8, 2016 03:18 PM
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  17. Moved: Two Sets of Parallels from one set. Milling vise accessory

    Started by jjr2001, Apr 27, 2018 07:08 PM
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  18. Moved: Scrap bin scribe

    Started by Canobi, Apr 22, 2018 06:07 PM
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  19. Moved: Drillpress DRO

    Started by Bellevue Woodshop, Apr 26, 2018 09:24 AM
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