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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. Vise Soft Jaws

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  4. Welding Fume Extration

    Started by Madeit, Aug 7, 2014 09:16 PM
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  5. Moved: Measuring the depth in a hole…

    Started by Okapi, May 8, 2014 04:39 PM
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  6. Angle Setup Plates, Set

    Started by Catfish, Nov 14, 2013 02:44 PM
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  7. Moved: Lathe Tool Height Setting Gage

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  8. A Captured Fastener

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  9. Home made band saw.

    Started by glens5, Feb 22, 2014 07:05 PM
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  10. ideas for a paint can shaker?

    Started by kjohnson, Jun 25, 2014 09:19 AM
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  11. couple of bits

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  12. Question how to build a loft in iron homemade

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  15. Bench top Vertical disk sander

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