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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. Cool Hand Turned Lathe

    Started by Saxon Violence, Sep 28, 2015 04:55 PM
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  2. Question Easy starting for small motors

    Started by jackew, Jun 18, 2015 11:57 AM
    easy starting, gas-powered, starter motors
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  3. Moved: R-8 indexer

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:25 PM
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  4. Home Made steady rest for my grizzly G4015 lathe

    Started by profpat, Feb 3, 2016 12:27 AM
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  5. Shop press & bending brake

    Started by BBB, Feb 4, 2016 01:07 PM
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  6. Mini Toolshed

    Started by davidmoody, Feb 3, 2016 08:54 PM
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    Feb 5, 2016, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Wood turning scrapers

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 2, 2016 08:24 AM
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    Feb 4, 2016, 07:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Truck cab attachment for engine hoist.

    Started by Super 55, Feb 1, 2016 12:44 AM
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  9. Base for Shopsmith as fixed drill press

    Started by Philip Davies, Feb 1, 2016 06:53 AM
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  10. AIR TOOL CART

    Started by Super 55, Feb 1, 2016 12:37 AM
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  11. Survival rifle stock pouch

    Started by muskrat man, Jan 31, 2016 02:45 PM
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  12. Lightweight packable skinning gambrel

    Started by muskrat man, Jan 31, 2016 02:13 PM
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  13. Ice Fishing Tip up

    Started by muskrat man, Jan 31, 2016 01:54 PM
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  14. a T I G welding carriage

    Started by gustave, Jan 30, 2016 02:49 PM
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  15. Mini drill

    Started by Workshopshed, Jan 6, 2016 02:08 PM
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  16. Moved: Shop Built Angle Plate

    Started by astroracer, Jan 3, 2016 05:14 PM
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  17. Moved: Homemade surface grinder

    Started by turntable, Nov 12, 2015 08:02 PM
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