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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 $100 weekly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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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: A new type of bench vise (Homemade prototype)

    Started by Esak76, Jan 16, 2018 05:16 AM
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  2. Question DIY Diamond Abrasive Coatings

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  3. torch for metal melting foundry

    Started by celsoari, Jan 16, 2018 02:23 PM
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  4. Restore throatless shear

    Started by Texf1, Jan 17, 2018 11:00 AM
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  5. Split die setup

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 16, 2018 01:18 PM
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  6. Automated tool chuck tool

    Started by Ralphxyz, Jan 17, 2018 09:19 AM
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  7. Moved: Homemade woodworking lathe with a column drill

    Started by Eloy Workshop, Jan 14, 2018 10:01 AM
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  8. Moved: Different type of shaft key (Dutch Key)

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 12, 2018 02:46 PM
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  9. DIY Branding Iron Super Fast Version

    Started by Downeast Thunder, Jan 16, 2018 10:26 AM
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  10. Need to buy or make a Heat Pump Controller

    Started by hemmjo, Jan 14, 2018 05:44 PM
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  11. Moved: homemade grinder tool rest

    Started by celsoari, Jan 14, 2018 02:54 PM
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  12. Moved: Portable 20 Ton Truss Plate Press

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  13. DRO for Chinese lathe/Mill

    Started by garage nut, Jan 15, 2018 10:50 AM
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  14. Mech Tank Level Indicator

    Started by garage nut, Jan 13, 2018 09:17 PM
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  15. Moved: cutting an internal 6 spline drive

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 12, 2018 01:36 AM
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  16. Another lathe saddle stop.

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 14, 2018 01:37 PM
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  17. Moved: Twybil

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