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

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  1. Moved: DIY surface grinder

    Started by tonyfoale, Mar 30, 2018 11:45 AM
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  2. Extra Long Unimat SL QCTP Handle

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 30, 2018 09:55 PM
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  3. GoPro used to hook trailer

    Started by garage nut, Mar 30, 2018 08:46 AM
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    Mar 31, 2018, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  4. Secure mag-base coolant mount

    Started by Toolmaker51, Mar 28, 2018 04:20 AM
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    Mar 30, 2018, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  5. Circle cutting jig for plasma cutter

    Started by athomp, Mar 29, 2018 04:47 PM
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  6. Moved: Workshop ceiling lamp

    Started by Tuomas, Mar 29, 2018 05:25 AM
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  7. A Hidden Circuit Board Anchor

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 28, 2018 08:08 AM
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  8. Moved: A Software Defined Edge Finder with CNC Compatible Output

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 25, 2018 10:41 AM
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  9. Bandsaw mill info needed

    Started by koosdup, Mar 28, 2018 01:13 AM
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  10. Bandsaw throat plate

    Started by Toolmaker51, Mar 24, 2018 07:56 PM
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  11. Quick angle fixturing

    Started by Toolmaker51, Mar 25, 2018 12:39 PM
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  12. Oh no, another vise stop!

    Started by Toolmaker51, Mar 25, 2018 10:26 AM
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  13. Alignment keys; mill table

    Started by Toolmaker51, Mar 24, 2018 09:36 PM
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  14. Moved: Small angle/sine plate

    Started by olderdan, Mar 28, 2018 09:37 AM
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  15. Chuck Tool Spring loaded

    Started by Ralphxyz, Mar 28, 2018 11:46 AM
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  16. Moved: Fly cutter - The second

    Started by Canobi, Mar 28, 2018 06:57 AM
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