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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

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  1. Moved: Universal Grinding Fixture

    Started by rossbotics, Feb 27, 2017 04:42 PM
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  2. Auditing Water Usage

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 28, 2017 09:50 AM
    concervation, excel, water usage
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  3. My angle grinder chop saw

    Started by Bullet500, Mar 2, 2017 03:56 AM
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  4. Post Pot chuck

    Started by Cascao, Mar 1, 2017 06:46 AM
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  5. Mini table saw

    Started by panosam, Jun 3, 2015 04:49 AM
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  6. Metal Lathe Taper Attachment bracket

    Started by DanLins, Feb 26, 2017 03:08 PM
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  7. Extra wide mini excavator bucket

    Started by Frank S, Feb 26, 2017 01:32 PM
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  8. Adjustable Laser Cutter Platform (Spring Loaded)

    Started by scorch, Feb 25, 2017 11:08 PM
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  9. Moved: Hand flat vise

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 6, 2014 05:38 AM
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  10. Need a plug in battery analogue for 6v - 9v LEDs

    Started by sdiggman, Feb 28, 2017 04:00 PM
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  11. Moved: Easy-grip centre punch

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  12. Fence for portable table saw

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  14. Sheet Metal Shaping Hammer.

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  15. 51 Homemade Metalworking Tools

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