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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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

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

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  1. ER40 Tool Holder for Versa mill

    Started by darkoford, Jan 7, 2018 07:07 PM
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  2. Moved: OD reduction sleeves for boring bar tool holder

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  3. Moved: Hole type flycutter drilling aid

    Started by garage nut, Jan 6, 2018 11:14 AM
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  4. Moved: Faceplate for lathe - rotary table milling machine

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  5. Need help to drill at an angle

    Started by garage nut, Jan 6, 2018 10:44 PM
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  6. Tombstone Welder Dolly

    Started by Texf1, Jan 3, 2018 10:54 AM
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  7. Scaffold Crane and Hoist -- For material lifting

    Started by bimmer1980, Jan 4, 2018 11:21 AM
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  8. Moved: Moving a drill press table the easy way.

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  9. Moved: New RPM Meter Shop Fox Drill Press Modidication.

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  10. Blade and Bit Heigth Gage Measuring tool

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 3, 2018 01:43 PM
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  11. Steel and Wood Storage Unit

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 3, 2018 02:57 PM
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  12. Harbor Freight Hoist and Trolley Build

    Started by bimmer1980, Jan 5, 2018 01:45 PM
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  13. Small Pallet Lifter -- For Scaffold Crane

    Started by bimmer1980, Jan 5, 2018 01:31 PM
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  14. pallet breaker

    Started by thehomeengineer, Jan 5, 2018 01:22 AM
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  15. New Paint job Shop Fox Drill Press.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jan 4, 2018 03:08 PM
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  16. Moved: Center Punching Aide

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 3, 2018 02:31 PM
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  17. Component weights of a Bridgeport mill

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 4, 2018 07:25 AM
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