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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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  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. 22 Best Homemade Tools from ADVRider.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2016 01:50 PM
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  2. Moved: Home made ring roller, ongoing.

    Started by AdrianH, Feb 23, 2016 04:03 AM
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  3. 36 Best Homemade Tools from IForgeIron.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 25, 2016 03:12 PM
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    Feb 26, 2016, 10:31 AM Go to last post
  4. Double Bass Drum driveshaft

    Started by bstanga, Feb 25, 2016 02:26 PM
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    Feb 26, 2016, 02:52 AM Go to last post
  5. 27 Best Homemade Tools from OffRoadFabNet.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 25, 2016 06:30 PM
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  6. Engraving a form 1 suppressor

    Started by bstanga, Feb 24, 2016 08:14 PM
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    Feb 25, 2016, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: Kreg Jig base

    Started by earz, Feb 19, 2016 08:53 AM
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  8. Finished Thin strip jig experiment for table saw

    Started by tony_912, Feb 24, 2016 11:04 AM
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    Feb 25, 2016, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Defining Arcs in CNC using Mach3

    Started by rgsparber, Feb 23, 2016 06:56 AM
    arc, cambam, cnc, g-code, mach3
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    Feb 25, 2016, 01:13 AM Go to last post
  10. 23 Best Homemade Tools from MadModder.net

    Started by Jon, Feb 24, 2016 04:01 PM
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    Feb 24, 2016, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  11. Home made vibratory tub.

    Started by AdrianH, Feb 21, 2016 03:40 PM
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    Feb 24, 2016, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Lathe fast clamp Carriage stop

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 07:46 AM
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  13. Home made tube bender for 45mm 2.5mm wall CDS tube

    Started by AdrianH, Feb 20, 2016 03:52 PM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  14. Boring bar from a broken tap

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 07:52 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:22 AM Go to last post
  15. Lightbulb Dial indicator holder for tool post

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 07:55 AM
    dial, indicator, lathe, post, tool
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:19 AM Go to last post
  16. Red face Drill press vise fast clamps

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 07:58 AM
    clamp, dill, fast, press, vise
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:12 AM Go to last post
  17. Handle. Caveman style

    Started by Cascao, Feb 22, 2016 07:49 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 05:08 AM Go to last post
  18. MASKING AND PAINTING A TRACTOR WHEEL

    Started by machiningfool, Feb 21, 2016 11:35 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 04:42 AM Go to last post
  19. mobile support for TIG torch

    Started by gustave, Feb 21, 2016 10:40 AM
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    Feb 23, 2016, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  20. T-handle Allen Wrench Repairs

    Started by Paul Jones, Feb 20, 2016 09:21 PM
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