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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. 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

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Magnets around the shop.

    Started by astroracer, Apr 7, 2016 06:23 AM
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  2. Moved: Adaptable SWAGE BLOCK

    Started by Philip Davies, Mar 27, 2016 04:23 AM
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  3. Thumbs up Multi sander

    Started by Jambutty john, Apr 4, 2016 11:31 AM
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    Apr 7, 2016, 01:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Plans Marketplace Coming Soon…

    Started by kbalch, Mar 14, 2016 11:52 AM
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    Apr 6, 2016, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Moved: Flip top welding table

    Started by Al8236, Mar 31, 2016 10:22 PM
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  6. Sod removal sled.

    Started by machiningfool, Jan 16, 2016 02:02 PM
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  7. Moved: Machinist jacks

    Started by Neil Jensen, Apr 4, 2016 02:17 PM
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  8. Moved: metal bending and rolling machines

    Started by PeterCibo, Apr 3, 2016 02:12 PM
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  9. Moved: Another Quick Change Indicator

    Started by Al8236, Apr 4, 2016 08:02 AM
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  10. [Woodturning] Face plate

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Mar 29, 2016 11:20 AM
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    Apr 5, 2016, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  11. Decimal Inch versus Decimal Foot

    Started by rgsparber, Apr 5, 2016 10:52 AM
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    Apr 5, 2016, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  12. Adjustable Dials for a Smithy Combo Lathe.

    Started by astroracer, Apr 3, 2016 12:35 PM
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    Apr 5, 2016, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  13. Garden tool shed

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 1, 2016 03:06 PM
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    Apr 4, 2016, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Inside Car Long Goods Carrier

    Started by DrByte, Apr 1, 2016 07:01 AM
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  15. Moved: Lathe milling spindle.

    Started by Cascao, Feb 12, 2016 11:10 AM
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  16. Moved: Threaded Mandrel for Unimat SL Chucks

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 30, 2016 09:15 PM
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  17. Carving copier ongoing build

    Started by Jambutty john, Apr 4, 2016 12:44 PM
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  18. Lathe spindle indexer.

    Started by Cascao, Feb 12, 2016 11:25 AM
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  19. Moved: ER16 Collet Chuck for Unimat M12X1 Spindle

    Started by Paul Jones, Mar 16, 2016 09:49 PM
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