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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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hundreds of homemade tool plans

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  1. Small Faceplate Clamps for the Unimat SL

    Started by Paul Jones, Jul 3, 2014 11:21 PM
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    Jul 7, 2014, 10:30 AM Go to last post
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  2. Monthly "Best Commenter" Contest

    Started by kbalch, Jun 2, 2014 01:31 PM
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  3. Tilting Panel Saw

    Started by togeyr, Jun 29, 2014 03:03 PM
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    Jul 1, 2014, 04:45 PM Go to last post
  4. Squaring Up a Frame

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 27, 2014 12:23 PM
    90, measurement, welding
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    Jun 30, 2014, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  5. Angled Half Nut

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 20, 2014 12:49 PM
    fastener, metalworking, mill, quicknut, speednut
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    Jun 25, 2014, 03:38 PM Go to last post
  6. Swarf Magnet

    Started by Colin70, Jun 23, 2014 06:40 PM
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    Jun 24, 2014, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Air Tool Holder

    Started by kjohnson, Jun 23, 2014 11:32 PM
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    Jun 24, 2014, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  8. My home made drill press still need finishing

    Started by Terry1967, Jun 20, 2014 12:22 PM
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    Jun 24, 2014, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  9. Piggy Woodburner

    Started by Colin70, Jun 23, 2014 07:34 PM
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  10. Height Marking Gauge/Magnifier stand all-in-one

    Started by Colin70, Jun 23, 2014 06:17 PM
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    Jun 24, 2014, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  11. Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches

    Started by MetalDesigner, Jun 17, 2014 10:32 PM
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    Jun 18, 2014, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  12. Tools for sandcasting

    Started by Workshopshed, Mar 6, 2013 07:54 AM
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  13. Folding work table

    Started by sossol, Jun 15, 2014 12:28 AM
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    Jun 16, 2014, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  14. Belt Sander

    Started by MAVL, Jun 15, 2014 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jun 15, 2014, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  15. Volvo CV joint wood carver

    Started by sossol, Jun 10, 2014 10:38 PM
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  16. Looking for ideas

    Started by stan leiter, Feb 5, 2014 04:10 PM
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    Jun 15, 2014, 02:23 AM Go to last post
  17. Best placement of burner for an aluminum forge

    Started by birch97, Mar 17, 2014 04:11 PM
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  18. bamboo mallets

    Started by sossol, Jun 11, 2014 09:54 PM
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