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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: Guzzling Funnel

    Started by Frank S, Sep 6, 2016 01:22 AM
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  2. Drill press accessory tray

    Started by morsa, Nov 1, 2016 12:36 PM
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    Nov 8, 2016, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  3. Shop Vac Dust Collector Mod

    Started by oldtimetexan, Nov 3, 2016 09:41 AM
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    Nov 8, 2016, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  4. Tool chest

    Started by bigegg, Oct 10, 2016 03:14 AM
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    Nov 7, 2016, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  5. intro....

    Started by Ghostrider 67, Nov 4, 2016 09:15 PM
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  6. Power hacksaw

    Started by pier, Oct 22, 2016 02:01 PM
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  7. Transfer Screws fast and easy to make

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 1, 2016 09:14 PM
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    Nov 5, 2016, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  8. Saw table fence.

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 3, 2016 05:43 AM
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  9. Tailstock die holder

    Started by mattthemuppet, Nov 1, 2016 07:36 PM
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  10. Pipe bending firebox for fence posts

    Started by Imabass, Nov 2, 2016 09:05 AM
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    Nov 5, 2016, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Portable Magnetic Tool Light Cordless

    Started by jjr2001, Nov 1, 2016 09:21 PM
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  12. Clamping bench dog

    Started by morsa, Nov 1, 2016 01:24 PM
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  13. CNC Folding Portable Wheel cart L@@K 6

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 2, 2016 03:23 PM
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  14. Benchtop bench and Moxon vise

    Started by morsa, Oct 28, 2016 01:02 PM
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  15. Moved: Homemade “wonder pup”

    Started by morsa, Nov 2, 2016 11:44 AM
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  16. Debugging a Punch Press Controller

    Started by rgsparber, Oct 20, 2016 01:54 PM
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  17. Tig welding cart mobility improvement.

    Started by Tuomas, Nov 1, 2016 12:12 PM
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  18. Table saw with inverted jigsaw.

    Started by Tuomas, Oct 22, 2016 01:07 PM
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  19. Depth Rods Go No-Go Gages

    Started by jjr2001, Oct 31, 2016 06:27 PM
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  20. Bench dogs for benchtop bench

    Started by morsa, Oct 31, 2016 12:37 PM
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