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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 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. Double Bass Drum driveshaft

    Started by bstanga, Feb 25, 2016 03:26 PM
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    Feb 26, 2016, 03:52 AM Go to last post
  2. 27 Best Homemade Tools from OffRoadFabNet.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 25, 2016 07:30 PM
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  3. Engraving a form 1 suppressor

    Started by bstanga, Feb 24, 2016 09:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Feb 25, 2016, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Kreg Jig base

    Started by earz, Feb 19, 2016 09:53 AM
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  5. Finished Thin strip jig experiment for table saw

    Started by tony_912, Feb 24, 2016 12:04 PM
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    Feb 25, 2016, 02:16 AM Go to last post
  6. Defining Arcs in CNC using Mach3

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 23, 2016 07:56 AM
    arc, cambam, cnc, g-code, mach3
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    Feb 25, 2016, 02:13 AM Go to last post
  7. 23 Best Homemade Tools from MadModder.net

    Started by Jon, Feb 24, 2016 05:01 PM
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  8. Home made vibratory tub.

    Started by AdrianH, Feb 21, 2016 04:40 PM
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    Feb 24, 2016, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Lathe fast clamp Carriage stop

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 08:46 AM
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  10. Home made tube bender for 45mm 2.5mm wall CDS tube

    Started by AdrianH, Feb 20, 2016 04:52 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  11. Boring bar from a broken tap

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 08:52 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  12. Lightbulb Dial indicator holder for tool post

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 08:55 AM
    dial, indicator, lathe, post, tool
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    Feb 23, 2016, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  13. Red face Drill press vise fast clamps

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 08:58 AM
    clamp, dill, fast, press, vise
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    Feb 23, 2016, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  14. Handle. Caveman style

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 08:49 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 06:08 AM Go to last post
  15. MASKING AND PAINTING A TRACTOR WHEEL

    Started by machiningfool, Feb 21, 2016 12:35 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  16. mobile support for TIG torch

    Started by gustave, Feb 21, 2016 11:40 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  17. T-handle Allen Wrench Repairs

    Started by Paul Jones, Feb 20, 2016 10:21 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:31 AM Go to last post
  18. Homemade bike lift

    Started by hmn25, Feb 20, 2016 12:50 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  19. Aluminium Magnifying Glass Holder

    Started by brianhw, Feb 20, 2016 02:10 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  20. 56 Best Homemade Tools from JalopyJournal.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 22, 2016 06:47 PM
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