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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

    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. Moved: A different take on work stops

    Started by mklotz, Jan 17, 2017 02:50 PM
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  2. Moved: How to make a 6000rpm Bridgeport.

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 16, 2017 04:12 PM
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  3. Moved: Homemade Tool & Cutter grinder (with a difference).

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 6, 2017 03:34 AM
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  4. Moved: Shock dyno (or Shock absorber dynamometer)

    Started by tonyfoale, Jan 12, 2017 04:13 PM
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  5. New??vintage?? Ice pick?/letter opener??

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Jan 18, 2017 01:17 PM
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    Jan 20, 2017, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Belt grinder on wood lathe

    Started by connan, Jan 15, 2017 05:27 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  7. Engine locating jig

    Started by astroracer, Jan 13, 2017 09:38 AM
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    PJs
    Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Tire spreader and rim cleaning stand.

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 03:28 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  9. Strut compressor stand from engine stand

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 04:12 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:34 AM Go to last post
  10. Fuel tank sender wrench

    Started by dtech, Jan 16, 2017 04:02 PM
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    Jan 19, 2017, 06:31 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Moved: Yet Another Countersink Gage

    Started by rgsparber, Jan 12, 2017 09:10 AM
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  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Lightbulb Carburetor work stands from old valves

    Started by bobs409, Jan 16, 2017 04:20 PM
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    Jan 17, 2017, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
  20. bike repair clamp

    Started by chevy75, Jan 15, 2017 09:34 PM
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