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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. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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

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  1. Machined branding iron

    Started by mklotz, Aug 14, 2016 09:36 AM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  2. Privy brush holder/ bailing vessel

    Started by Frank S, Aug 13, 2016 11:20 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  3. Machinist Jacks from scrap

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 13, 2016 10:44 PM
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  4. Lathe Taper Attachment the easy way

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 13, 2016 10:32 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  5. Moved: trailer-made-scratch becomes boneified tool

    Started by Frank S, Aug 13, 2016 08:27 PM
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  6. Battery storage cabinet.

    Started by Captainleeward, Aug 12, 2016 06:56 PM
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    Aug 17, 2016, 04:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Tools from cut nails

    Started by mklotz, Sep 3, 2015 10:11 AM
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    Aug 16, 2016, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  8. 2x72 Belt grinder

    Started by Bill.Brown1951, Jul 23, 2016 09:55 AM
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    Aug 16, 2016, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Indexing jig

    Started by Joe81abby, Dec 21, 2015 06:34 PM
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    Aug 15, 2016, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  10. Handy saw horses

    Started by Frank S, Sep 7, 2015 11:05 PM
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  11. Sphere Machine

    Started by Gabe, Jul 31, 2016 06:21 PM
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  12. Machinist hold down table vise mounted

    Started by Captainleeward, Oct 24, 2014 02:09 PM
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  13. Little Swing Brake

    Started by Strostkovy, Jul 4, 2016 12:08 AM
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  14. Moved: Small toolpost live spindle

    Started by olderdan, Aug 11, 2016 10:35 AM
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  15. Saw Stallions

    Started by MDWoodArt, Jul 2, 2013 07:28 AM
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  16. Portable power tool holders

    Started by buckeyelocalguy, Aug 12, 2016 10:45 PM
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  17. Drilling jigs

    Started by Workshopshed, Aug 11, 2016 04:12 PM
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  18. Hydraulic sheetmetal bender

    Started by Ball baby, Feb 28, 2016 06:37 PM
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