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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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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Moved: Small Rotary Mill/Drill Fixture

    Started by astroracer, Mar 6, 2016 02:51 PM
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  2. cutting oil bottle

    Started by sossol, Mar 6, 2016 01:45 AM
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    • Views: 3,103
    Mar 9, 2016, 06:26 AM Go to last post
  3. How to remove broken bolts

    Started by bstanga, Mar 6, 2016 12:00 AM
    metal, tig, welding
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    Mar 9, 2016, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: my latest offering

    Started by oldsalt, Mar 5, 2016 10:48 PM
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  5. Portable Outdoor Light Tower

    Started by Imabass, Mar 4, 2016 07:30 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,944
    Mar 8, 2016, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  6. Hot tank engine VAT and parts cleaner

    Started by Imabass, Mar 4, 2016 07:54 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    Mar 8, 2016, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Tiny Hammer Form Buck for Model Car Wheel Tubs

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  8. pry bar

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Angle Grinder Storage.

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:37 PM
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  10. Tape Measure Organization

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 02:27 PM
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  11. maple BASA hammer heads

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  12. slag chipping hammer(handle)

    Started by sossol, Mar 5, 2016 02:07 PM
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    Mar 8, 2016, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  13. A small metal forming hammer

    Started by astroracer, Mar 5, 2016 01:13 PM
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    Mar 8, 2016, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  14. Towable backhoe

    Started by skipthescrounger, Mar 5, 2016 11:06 PM
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    Mar 7, 2016, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: 12 x 37 Lathe Tailstock Clamp Improvement

    Started by Paul Jones, Aug 11, 2015 10:10 PM
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  16. Support Footings & Columns

    Started by kess, Jan 17, 2016 12:12 PM
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    Mar 7, 2016, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  17. ITC-100HT Ceramic Coating for Refractories

    Started by kemp_l, Jan 20, 2016 12:59 AM
    blacksmith, forge
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    Mar 6, 2016, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Bench grinder wheel dresser

    Started by stainless steel, Feb 11, 2016 05:46 AM
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    Mar 6, 2016, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  19. Dump truck body extension

    Started by Frank S, Feb 27, 2016 11:11 PM
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    Mar 6, 2016, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  20. Unimat cross slide dial

    Started by evilwrench, Mar 5, 2016 12:40 PM
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