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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. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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  2. Post your tool tips and tricks in here. The best tips are awarded a $100 prize. Videos and images of your tool tips are nice, but not necessary.

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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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Strap tool, filter tool

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 03:57 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:25 AM Go to last post
  2. Car door saddle for floor jack

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 03:42 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  3. Air chisel driver and brake bushing driver

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 03:36 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:15 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Yet Another Countersink Gage

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 12, 2017 09:10 AM
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  5. Power supply

    Started by Kersey, Jan 16, 2017 05:52 PM
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    Jan 18, 2017, 04:06 AM Go to last post
  6. Accurate angles without a sinebar

    Started by mklotz, Jan 15, 2017 11:26 AM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  7. Prop and shaft test box...RC aircraft

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 15, 2017 03:30 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  8. Lightbulb Carburetor work stands from old valves

    Started by bobs409, Jan 16, 2017 04:20 PM
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    PJs
    Jan 17, 2017, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  9. Milling Vise Work Stop

    Started by jjr2001, Sep 6, 2016 12:15 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 08:17 AM Go to last post
  10. bike repair clamp

    Started by chevy75, Jan 15, 2017 09:34 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  11. Front Shock Mock Up Tool

    Started by astroracer, Jan 15, 2017 12:52 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 07:02 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Magnetic building board---RC Hobby--Any model building project

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 15, 2017 03:18 PM
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  13. T-Spar alignment tool....RC-Aircraft hobby

    Started by jjr2001, Jan 15, 2017 03:04 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Lathe alarm

    Started by mklotz, Jan 8, 2017 01:55 PM
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  15. Welder trolley.

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 12, 2017 11:06 AM
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    Jan 16, 2017, 06:54 PM Go to last post
  16. Moved: Starting small screw threads

    Started by olderdan, Jan 13, 2017 12:45 PM
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  17. Holley Carb Work Stand.

    Started by astroracer, Jan 15, 2017 12:44 PM
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    Jan 16, 2017, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  18. Moved: 105 Most-Thanked Homemade Tools of 2016

    Started by Jon, Jan 14, 2017 06:13 PM
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  19. Thread Gages (Training Wheels for a Newbie)

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 1, 2017 04:33 PM
    bolts, thread gage
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    Jan 14, 2017, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  20. Thumbs up Engine compression tester

    Started by Cascao, Jan 9, 2017 05:30 AM
    compression, engine, spark plug, test, tester
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