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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 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. Tractor 3 point telescoping high lift boom pole

    Started by Imabass, Mar 16, 2016 07:33 PM
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    Mar 21, 2016, 07:50 AM Go to last post
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  2. Moved: Rifling Machine

    Started by LMMasterMariner, Jan 8, 2016 09:28 AM
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  3. Moved: Tractor 3 point hydraulic jaws for fence post and tree removal

    Started by Imabass, Mar 5, 2016 10:54 PM
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  4. Moved: Homemade walk-behind tractor

    Started by Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Mar 13, 2016 10:12 AM
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  5. G-code arc command analyzing spreadsheet

    Started by rgsparber, Mar 17, 2016 09:26 PM
    arc, cnc, g-code
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    Mar 18, 2016, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Shifter Knob Adapter Bushing

    Started by astroracer, Mar 17, 2016 08:39 AM
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    Mar 18, 2016, 04:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Hemi Hauler

    Started by PJs, Mar 15, 2016 02:33 PM
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  8. cutter grinder sharpener

    Started by khal786, Mar 16, 2016 05:07 AM
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    Jon
    Mar 16, 2016, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  9. 3-axis clamp

    Started by bmr27, Mar 6, 2016 03:03 PM
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    Mar 16, 2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
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  10. Drilling Jig for Shifter Cable Pin

    Started by astroracer, Mar 15, 2016 07:42 AM
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    Mar 16, 2016, 03:38 AM Go to last post
  11. Another Hammer Forming Tool

    Started by astroracer, Mar 13, 2016 09:23 AM
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    Mar 15, 2016, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  12. SHEET METAL COVER BOX.

    Started by Captainleeward, Mar 14, 2016 02:32 PM
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    Mar 15, 2016, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  13. HF WORK STATION MOD.

    Started by Captainleeward, Mar 14, 2016 02:26 PM
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    Mar 15, 2016, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  14. Tailstock dial gauge "DRO".

    Started by Cascao, Mar 14, 2016 07:55 AM
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    Mar 15, 2016, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  15. Lathe magnetic V way dial indicator holder.

    Started by oldtimer, Mar 13, 2016 05:04 PM
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    Mar 15, 2016, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  16. Post Micro Crosscut sled for table saw

    Started by tony_912, Mar 9, 2016 09:45 AM
    table saw sled
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    Mar 14, 2016, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  17. Forging a 2.5kg Racing Style Axe

    Started by Garage workshop, Nov 3, 2015 11:39 AM
    blacksmith, forged axe, homemade axe, racing axe
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    Mar 13, 2016, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Cold cut saw powered by treadmill motor.

    Started by machiningfool, Sep 10, 2015 11:55 AM
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    Mar 12, 2016, 04:56 PM Go to last post



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