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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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    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. pressure die casting

    Started by Turboconqueringmegaeagle, Sep 15, 2017 09:04 AM
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  2. Fork carriage for my Ford 755

    Started by Frank S, Jan 1, 2017 12:56 AM
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  3. Cement mixer recovery and mod

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  4. concrete tamper for course aggregate

    Started by Frank S, Sep 13, 2017 06:15 PM
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  5. New Life for my Beloved Drill Doctor

    Started by rgsparber, Sep 5, 2017 08:49 AM
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  6. Moved: Cable Tie Tightener

    Started by rgsparber, Sep 5, 2017 07:21 PM
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  7. Adding Home Sensors to a RF-30 Mill/Drill

    Started by rgsparber, Sep 3, 2017 05:55 PM
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  8. 1/8 metal break build

    Started by Eddieb378, Sep 12, 2017 06:56 PM
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  9. Moved: Pipe center DIY

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  10. Moved: Hob for Free Hobbing of Worm Gears

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  11. Craftsman Powdercoat gun questions

    Started by metzindustries, Sep 11, 2017 08:46 PM
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  12. Taming the Beast: Wheels on a Sun Shade

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 7, 2017 01:15 PM
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  13. Moved: Finger brake for the shop press

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  14. Forum improvements?

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  15. Moved: Adjustable micrometer

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  16. Moved: 30/45/90 degree torch plate bevel attachment

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  17. Moved: Vernier scale carriage stop

    Started by ChrisB257, Sep 8, 2017 11:57 AM
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