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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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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. Not exactly home made but definitely modified

    Started by Y-geo, Sep 4, 2017 09:35 AM
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  2. stand off blocks

    Started by Frank S, Sep 3, 2017 07:26 PM
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  3. Moved: A Bodgerat work with a pole lathe

    Started by gunsgt1863, Sep 3, 2017 01:55 AM
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  4. 21/32 x1/4 drill / transfer punch guide

    Started by Frank S, Sep 1, 2017 06:07 PM
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    Sep 2, 2017, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: threaded drill guide 5/8-11

    Started by Frank S, Sep 1, 2017 04:07 PM
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  6. Leather creasing tool

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Aug 31, 2017 10:06 PM
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    Sep 2, 2017, 12:46 PM Go to last post
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  7. Moved: Cold smoked meat

    Started by darkoford, Aug 12, 2017 11:47 AM
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  8. Make a small boring bar from a scrap carbide insert

    Started by xynudu, Aug 31, 2017 02:03 AM
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  9. Moved: Mod Marv's Lantern vise

    Started by C-Bag, Aug 18, 2017 11:48 AM
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  10. Alignment cones 2x2.75 x30

    Started by Frank S, Aug 23, 2017 08:42 PM
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  11. Magneto Static Timing Unit.

    Started by Greg Dix, Feb 12, 2015 04:48 PM
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  12. Moved: Captured allan bolt locking lever

    Started by Canobi, Aug 28, 2017 09:02 AM
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    Aug 30, 2017, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  13. Cable Retainer

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 18, 2017 08:11 AM
    cable management, plastic pipe
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  14. Moved: Replacement Change Gears for 12 Geared-head Lathe

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 30, 2015 08:13 AM
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  15. Ball turner

    Started by takkleberry, Aug 28, 2017 05:05 PM
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  16. Moved: Using an X Box Controller on a Centroid CNC system

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 28, 2017 08:34 PM
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  17. Moved: Set up block

    Started by Frank S, Aug 24, 2017 09:11 PM
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