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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 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. Lathe Tool Organizer MT2 and Mt3

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 20, 2016 06:29 PM
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    Jun 23, 2016, 07:36 AM Go to last post
  2. Tiny Dremel router base for making inlays.

    Started by Tuomas, Jun 21, 2016 11:11 AM
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    Jun 23, 2016, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  3. A Captured Ball Lip Tool

    Started by rgsparber, Jun 14, 2016 11:44 AM
    bench work, captured ball, machining
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    Jun 23, 2016, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  4. Work Holding Hand Vise

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 20, 2016 06:03 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Unimat ER16 Collet Chuck Revisited

    Started by Paul Jones, Jun 19, 2016 08:54 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  6. Dryer Vent Pipe Flaring Tool

    Started by Daryl Digger, Jun 19, 2016 05:54 PM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Wink Base for Planer Thicknesser

    Started by Como Fiz, Jun 2, 2016 08:39 AM
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    Jun 22, 2016, 04:04 AM Go to last post
  8. How Accurate is Your Lathe Speed

    Started by bstanga, Jun 16, 2016 09:00 PM
    lathe, machining, tachometer
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    Jun 19, 2016, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Home Made Filing Machine or Die Filer

    Started by brianhw, Jun 16, 2016 03:49 PM
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  10. 8" Delta Bench Grinder Tables Mods

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 04:31 PM
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    Jun 19, 2016, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  11. Diamond Wheel Dresser

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Jun 19, 2016, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  12. Pop Rivet sheet metal box new

    Started by Captainleeward, Jun 10, 2016 03:29 PM
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    Jun 19, 2016, 06:00 AM Go to last post
  13. Angle Plate for the Mill

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 04:02 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 03:20 PM Go to last post
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  14. HF 36 " brake- handle extensions.

    Started by Captainleeward, Jun 17, 2016 02:11 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:43 AM Go to last post
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  15. Lathe Chuck Spyders or Spacers CNC and Mill cut

    Started by jjr2001, Jun 17, 2016 12:09 AM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  16. beam lathe stand

    Started by penca, Jun 16, 2016 11:12 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  17. Jig to mount chuck on mini lathe

    Started by mtwheatley, Jun 16, 2016 12:41 PM
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    Jun 18, 2016, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  18. Moved: Small beltsander/lathe attachment for rotary tool.

    Started by Tuomas, Jun 12, 2016 05:50 AM
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