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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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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Moved: Quick Acting Drill Table Vice

    Started by brianhw, Dec 4, 2016 12:56 PM
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  2. Edge Finder Laser Cross Hair and Cordless

    Started by jjr2001, Dec 5, 2016 07:15 AM
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  3. Question A Drill Metal Cutter

    Started by labhras773, Nov 8, 2016 04:56 AM
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  4. My new routing table

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 25, 2014 12:01 PM
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  5. Crane

    Started by Lakeman, Sep 9, 2016 10:04 PM
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  6. Homemade Wind Turbine

    Started by imsmooth, May 6, 2014 09:31 AM
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  7. Golden Rule Caliper

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 7, 2016 11:16 AM
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  8. Double metal vise for woodworking

    Started by connan, Dec 7, 2016 10:02 AM
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  9. 4 Jaw Chuck, with a difference

    Started by Metaler, Nov 30, 2016 06:43 AM
    chuck, faceplate, four jaw, heavy duty, t slotted
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  10. MY new air compressor

    Started by stan leiter, Dec 4, 2016 05:21 PM
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  11. A very simple lazy Susan welding fixture

    Started by Frank S, Dec 2, 2016 11:07 AM
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  12. Duplicator

    Started by gfabs001, Oct 10, 2016 12:56 PM
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  13. Chuck Mandrel for a small 5” 4-jaw Chuck

    Started by Paul Jones, Dec 4, 2016 11:03 PM
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  14. Material hold downs

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 4, 2016 06:01 PM
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  15. programmable power supply

    Started by rep, Dec 5, 2016 12:29 AM
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  16. Moved: Simple jigsaw table

    Started by Tuomas, Jun 23, 2016 03:13 AM
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