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

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  1. How to make your own Special Cage Nuts

    Started by kess, Aug 4, 2016 09:27 AM
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  2. Hydraulic jack pad

    Started by Cascao, Aug 21, 2016 06:30 PM
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  3. Moved: Module Gear Cutter Arbor

    Started by rossbotics, Aug 6, 2015 02:45 PM
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  4. Moved: Sensitive Tap Adapter

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  5. Quick Mini Lathe Tail Stock Upgrade

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 26, 2016 03:46 PM
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  6. Made a 600mm Drum Sander attachment for my wood lathe.

    Started by Ed, Aug 24, 2016 04:08 PM
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  7. Mr. Billster says, "Howdy!"

    Started by billster, Jul 20, 2016 11:56 PM
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  8. SOPORTE METALICO PARA PINZA COCODRILO

    Started by jotasierra, Aug 26, 2016 04:46 PM
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  9. Grinding Wheel Balancer

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 22, 2016 05:28 PM
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  10. Moved: Crane for my tractor

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  11. Reflex Suppressor dB Testing

    Started by bstanga, Aug 25, 2016 06:08 PM
    ar15, silencer, titanium
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  12. Moved: Chuck Mandrel for 80 mm Chuck

    Started by Paul Jones, Aug 22, 2016 11:07 AM
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  13. Sprocket Wrench

    Started by markfitz, Aug 16, 2016 02:42 PM
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  14. Lightbulb QCTP indicator holder

    Started by oldtimer, Aug 5, 2016 05:29 PM
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  15. QCTP Grinder Holder

    Started by jjr2001, Aug 22, 2016 05:40 PM
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  16. how to make a router dovetail guide

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  17. MESA DE TRABAJO PARA ROUTER Y SIERRA CIRCULAR

    Started by jotasierra, Aug 23, 2016 08:29 PM
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  18. Exclamation Mchinist clamps

    Started by Cascao, Aug 21, 2016 06:14 PM
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  19. Moved: Lathe Boring Head

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  20. emergency grout mixer

    Started by Frank S, Aug 18, 2016 08:59 PM
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