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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: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. EZ PATTERN MAKER

    Started by Captainleeward, Jul 11, 2016 05:53 PM
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    Started by bstanga, Jul 22, 2016 11:50 AM
    drill, lathe, titanium
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    Started by JayinVa, Jun 17, 2016 11:37 AM
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  4. Moved: Homemade Collet Chuck

    Started by Polar Hunter, Jul 19, 2016 02:56 PM
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  7. Roller Bender for square tubes

    Started by Bullet500, Feb 17, 2016 11:09 AM
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  8. Laser Wheel Alignment Gauges

    Started by Spannerdude, Mar 23, 2013 12:23 PM
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  9. Moved: How to make a K baffle

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  10. Question cnc

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  11. Jigsaw Table

    Started by Baijalashok, Jul 15, 2016 01:42 AM
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  12. Universal Table Saw Sled #2: Making Sled Inserts

    Started by tony_912, Jul 14, 2016 04:25 PM
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  13. Moved: Hand drill rebuilt

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  14. Moved: Tractor 3 point hydraulic grapple claw

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  15. Moved: Junk Yard Metal Lathe

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  16. shop table extentions

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  17. DIY homemade welding rectifier

    Started by Polar Hunter, Jul 8, 2016 08:27 AM
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  18. Handy Homemade Machine Screw and Bolt Holder

    Started by brianhw, Jul 9, 2016 02:49 PM
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  19. Lightbulb Endmill cutter sharpener/grinder using 5C Spin Indexer

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