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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 $250 monthly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Month - $250 monthly award

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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Stuck engine flywheel tool

    Started by KustomsbyKent, Apr 9, 2016 02:31 AM
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  2. YAUPHS (Yet Another Ugly Power HackSaw)

    Started by EclecticNeophyte, Jul 24, 2014 10:34 PM
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  3. Moved: PENCIL HOLDERS

    Started by morsa, Aug 12, 2015 12:46 PM
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  4. Moved: Small fire extinguisher Sand blaster

    Started by MRunknown, Aug 4, 2015 06:11 PM
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  5. Moved: Modifications and Improvements to a Unimat SL 1000 Lathe

    Started by Paul Jones, Jul 3, 2014 09:50 PM
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  6. Moved: Drill Lathe Mk 1 Mod 0

    Started by Johnny Farnen, Feb 9, 2016 12:36 PM
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  7. Last Cutting/marking gauge

    Started by Brendon, Jul 19, 2015 05:34 AM
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  8. Moved: [Metal lathe] Indexing plate and cranck

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 8, 2016 03:35 AM
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  9. Jackstands

    Started by pursang, Jan 24, 2014 12:09 AM
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  10. Tig filler holder

    Started by Solo, Apr 13, 2016 12:37 PM
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  11. HFT 14" bandsaw mod

    Started by C-Bag, Apr 12, 2016 11:19 PM
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  12. Moved: Stretch that drill bit

    Started by Frank S, Mar 3, 2016 10:15 PM
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  13. My HomemadeTools.net Status...

    Started by kbalch, Apr 13, 2016 01:09 PM
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  14. Moved: Wireless Mill Digital Readout (DRO)

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  15. foam rubber cutting machine

    Started by ish, Jan 26, 2016 12:05 PM
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  16. Gun drill setup for wood

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 12, 2016 05:50 AM
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  17. Moved: Machinist Jack

    Started by PJs, Apr 9, 2016 03:10 PM
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  18. Adapting an Air Die grinder to the Lathe

    Started by bstanga, Apr 10, 2016 07:51 PM
    die grinder, grinder, lathe, lathe tool
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  19. Moved: Gun drill attachment (light duty)

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Apr 9, 2016 02:48 PM
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  20. Combination Square Storage Box

    Started by Captainleeward, Apr 10, 2016 12:49 PM
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