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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 01:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 01:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 03:49 PM
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  1. can smasher

    Started by sdiverjack, May 25, 2016 03:10 PM
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    Jul 26, 2016, 01:16 PM Go to last post
  2. New Stand for the H/V saw

    Started by astroracer, May 22, 2012 06:24 AM
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  3. Improvised deep throat calipers

    Started by mklotz, Jul 23, 2016 11:41 AM
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    Jul 25, 2016, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  4. H & V bandsaw stand

    Started by vader1701, Jul 25, 2016 04:02 PM
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  5. Small swivel welding table

    Started by ba38, Jul 12, 2016 08:03 AM
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  6. EZ PATTERN MAKER

    Started by Captainleeward, Jul 11, 2016 06:53 PM
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  7. Drilling Titanium Successfully

    Started by bstanga, Jul 22, 2016 12:50 PM
    drill, lathe, titanium
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  8. 3 pth ballast box

    Started by JayinVa, Jun 17, 2016 12:37 PM
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  9. Moved: Homemade Collet Chuck

    Started by Polar Hunter, Jul 19, 2016 03:56 PM
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  10. Moved: Homemade Torque Multiplier

    Started by Polar Hunter, Jul 14, 2016 09:10 AM
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  11. Moved: Quick and dirty drill gage

    Started by mklotz, Jul 12, 2016 01:30 PM
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  12. Roller Bender for square tubes

    Started by Bullet500, Feb 17, 2016 12:09 PM
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    Jul 18, 2016, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  13. Laser Wheel Alignment Gauges

    Started by Spannerdude, Mar 23, 2013 01:23 PM
    alignment, automotive, laser, tracking, wheel
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  14. Moved: How to make a K baffle

    Started by bstanga, Feb 25, 2016 04:09 PM
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  15. Question cnc

    Started by karoly, May 29, 2016 03:09 AM
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  16. Jigsaw Table

    Started by Baijalashok, Jul 15, 2016 02:42 AM
    jigsaw, jigsaw rip fence, jigsaw sledge, jigsaw table
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  17. Universal Table Saw Sled #2: Making Sled Inserts

    Started by tony_912, Jul 14, 2016 05:25 PM
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  18. Moved: Hand drill rebuilt

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Feb 8, 2015 05:12 PM
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