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

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  1. Moved: Homemade Wood Burning Oven

    Started by cbroman77, Jan 15, 2016 08:10 AM
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  2. Moved: Dust collection for dedicated bench

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:06 PM
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  3. Moved: Metal lathe cross slide lock

    Started by xynudu, Jan 20, 2016 02:41 PM
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  4. Lathe tailstock threading die holder

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 21, 2016 11:45 AM
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    Jan 22, 2016, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  5. Swarf collection tool

    Started by covert, Jan 11, 2016 10:56 AM
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    Jan 20, 2016, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: 30/45/90 degree torch plate bevel attachment

    Started by oldtimer, Jan 19, 2016 05:35 AM
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  7. Moved: Tapping machine/guide

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:21 PM
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  8. benchtop metal shear table

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:28 PM
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  9. lathe drilling device for pecking holes

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:34 PM
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  10. Milling machine table covers

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:45 PM
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  11. Magnet mounted flexible shaft machine light

    Started by the.hogman, Jan 19, 2016 12:49 PM
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  12. Moved: Miniature drill press vise

    Started by mklotz, Jan 19, 2016 09:13 AM
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  13. Moved: Make a tough mini pin punch from junk

    Started by xynudu, Jan 16, 2016 03:35 PM
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  14. Primus 2000 Gas bottle filling adapter

    Started by David1, Jan 4, 2016 09:04 AM
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  15. Moved: Miniature lantern tool post

    Started by mklotz, Jan 17, 2016 09:30 AM
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  16. Moved: Blasting Cabinet Clean Air Vacuum

    Started by astroracer, Jan 18, 2016 12:47 PM
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  17. adaptor to ac to dc

    Started by paul adrian, Jan 18, 2016 07:53 PM
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  18. Moved: Shop made 4 way carriage stop for South Bend 9 lathe.

    Started by oldtimer, Jan 17, 2016 06:00 AM
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  19. Drawbores

    Started by Philip Davies, Jan 18, 2016 01:39 PM
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