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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 01:27 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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. CLICKER PRESS

    Started by JD62, Dec 31, 2016 09:19 PM
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  2. Moved: Piston crown thickness measuring thingie.

    Started by tonyfoale, Dec 17, 2016 03:20 PM
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  3. Rifle receiver facing mandrel

    Started by tbonesmith, Jul 5, 2013 02:38 PM
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    Dec 31, 2016, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  4. Knife sheath

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Dec 30, 2016 08:52 PM
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  5. Moved: Carved Spoon

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 29, 2016 10:59 AM
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  6. Building a brake line bending fixture.

    Started by astroracer, Dec 28, 2016 08:31 PM
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  7. Moved: Why crowned pulleys and bandsaw wheels?

    Started by tonyfoale, Dec 27, 2016 04:35 PM
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  8. Cup Holder Camera Mount

    Started by Harvey Melvin Richards, Dec 29, 2016 06:18 PM
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  9. extendable air nozzle

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Dec 29, 2016 08:22 PM
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  10. Smile rose arch

    Started by phil-s, Dec 24, 2016 05:36 PM
    inovative ideas wanted
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  11. Moved: Where are forge plans?

    Started by jochaanen19, Dec 28, 2016 09:50 AM
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  12. Do you want professional draftspeople to draft plans of your tools?

    Started by Jon, Dec 7, 2016 01:33 PM
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  13. Making a Crush Collet

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 22, 2016 04:31 PM
    3 jaw chuck, lathe, soft jaws, tir
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  14. Moved: Measuring tapers

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  15. Inadequate pressure in cyclone dust colector

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  16. Moved: Inverting an hydraulic jack for a workshop press.

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  17. Moved: Tailstock alignment.

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  18. Prismatic jaw for Panavise

    Started by mklotz, Dec 23, 2016 02:21 PM
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  19. Magnetic base for a camera

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 9, 2014 02:28 AM
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  20. Making robust Atlas 618 Milling Attachment

    Started by Topos, Sep 6, 2016 10:09 AM
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