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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. Moved: Homemade Welding Turntable

    Started by KNOX, Feb 13, 2016 12:13 PM
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  2. metal moxon vice

    Started by sossol, Feb 13, 2016 11:01 PM
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    Feb 16, 2016, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  3. Making Something Useful from Nothing

    Started by Brendon, Feb 14, 2016 05:26 AM
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    Feb 16, 2016, 01:11 AM Go to last post
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  4. Moved: Antique bandsaw build

    Started by Cmptree, Jan 2, 2016 02:01 PM
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  5. ??AUTO GATE OPENER WITH ELECTRIC MOTOR

    Started by LESHUNT, Jan 19, 2016 04:40 PM
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  6. Cool Another ball attachment for mini Lathe

    Started by Cascao, Feb 12, 2016 11:16 AM
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  7. yet another baseball bat mallett

    Started by sossol, Feb 12, 2016 06:30 PM
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    Feb 13, 2016, 02:59 AM Go to last post
  8. Folding welding tablebtop

    Started by sossol, Feb 12, 2016 08:18 PM
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  9. lathe chuck key

    Started by sossol, Feb 12, 2016 08:23 PM
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  10. lathe drive belt tensioner

    Started by sossol, Feb 12, 2016 08:41 PM
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    Feb 13, 2016, 02:48 AM Go to last post
  11. bandsaw gear dirty repair

    Started by sossol, Feb 12, 2016 09:21 PM
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  12. Moved: FIVE GALLON POURING CENTER

    Started by machiningfool, Feb 7, 2016 02:07 PM
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  13. machinest's level

    Started by Neil Jensen, Feb 11, 2016 02:24 PM
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  14. 46 Best Homemade Tools from Pirate4x4.com

    Started by Jon, Feb 11, 2016 06:27 PM
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  15. rotary cutter tool post mount

    Started by Neil Jensen, Feb 9, 2016 01:48 PM
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  16. MILL TOOLING STORAGE RACKS

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 12:46 PM
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  17. LATHE HANDWHEEL

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 01:01 PM
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  18. Moved: MILLING TABLE or FIXTURE PLATE CLAMPS

    Started by backyard_cnc, Feb 9, 2016 01:11 PM
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  19. Intro

    Started by racer-john, Feb 9, 2016 11:58 AM
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