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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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  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. Moved: CNC Router Shop Made

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 5, 2016 05:09 PM
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  2. Moved: Dykem Applicator Try an empty Sharpie.

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 8, 2016 02:24 PM
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  3. Milling Cutter Chuck Video.

    Started by Metaler, Nov 20, 2016 03:14 PM
    chuck, harold hall, milling cutter
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    Nov 20, 2016, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Mill or CNC Router Aluminum Holding Clamps

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 20, 2016 05:15 PM
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    Nov 20, 2016, 05:47 AM Go to last post
  5. Measuring thickness of metal diaphragms

    Started by codefarmer, Nov 18, 2016 06:33 PM
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    Nov 19, 2016, 03:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Small wood lathe

    Started by rep, Nov 15, 2016 08:48 AM
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    Nov 19, 2016, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  7. Prismatic Toll Height Setting Tool

    Started by Blogwitch, Nov 14, 2016 12:49 PM
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    Nov 18, 2016, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  8. Moved: Simple lathe mandrel dividing

    Started by olderdan, Nov 15, 2016 08:48 AM
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  9. Toolmakers Clamps, making and using,

    Started by Metaler, Oct 30, 2016 02:20 PM
    harold hall, toolmakers clamps
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    Nov 18, 2016, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Tapping Stand

    Started by DonRecardo, Nov 16, 2016 01:49 PM
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  11. Moved: Simplistic spinner

    Started by mklotz, Nov 16, 2016 12:36 PM
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  12. Hold down clamps for T-slots

    Started by morsa, Nov 14, 2016 01:42 PM
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    Nov 17, 2016, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  13. TRV radiator tool

    Started by olderdan, Nov 14, 2016 12:29 PM
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    Nov 17, 2016, 06:25 AM Go to last post
  14. Awl from a broken dart

    Started by morsa, Nov 14, 2016 03:37 PM
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    Nov 17, 2016, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  15. Wall mount the TV

    Started by Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Nov 13, 2016 10:17 AM
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    Nov 17, 2016, 06:11 AM Go to last post
  16. CNC Router or Mill gets a new clamping system

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 9, 2016 06:22 AM
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    Nov 16, 2016, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  17. Router depth stop Ground Type

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 11, 2016 02:11 PM
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    Nov 16, 2016, 04:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Small Lathe Chuck Adapter Plate and Arbor

    Started by jjr2001, Oct 31, 2016 06:41 PM
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    Nov 16, 2016, 04:55 AM Go to last post
  19. CNC Router Table Slide Supports L@@K.....6

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 9, 2016 02:09 PM
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    Nov 16, 2016, 04:51 AM Go to last post
  20. Restored 1959 Craftsman 100 Table Saw

    Started by oldtimetexan, Nov 3, 2016 09:49 AM
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