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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. Homemade Anvils (videos)

    Started by kbalch, Dec 19, 2015 12:52 PM
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  2. Moved: Tube inner sanding shaft

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Nov 17, 2015 05:55 AM
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  3. Homemade CNC Builds (videos)

    Started by kbalch, Dec 18, 2015 03:08 PM
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  4. Build plans

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  5. Moved: Shop Built Tubing Straightener

    Started by astroracer, Mar 16, 2015 03:27 PM
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  6. Moved: Miniature indexing faceplate

    Started by mklotz, Dec 17, 2015 10:58 AM
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  7. Ellectro - mechanical tachometer

    Started by mklotz, Dec 17, 2015 10:42 AM
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  8. Moved: Beer Can Holder for Processing on CNC

    Started by Gaudan, Dec 17, 2015 09:32 AM
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  9. Sanding blocks

    Started by mklotz, Dec 17, 2015 10:31 AM
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  10. Moved: Small parts cups

    Started by mklotz, Dec 16, 2015 11:29 AM
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  11. Powder Based 3d Printer

    Started by scorch, Dec 11, 2015 08:40 PM
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  12. Moved: Floor Jack Repair

    Started by astroracer, Dec 13, 2015 04:26 PM
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  13. Radial Arm Saw-New Front Panel.

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 15, 2015 03:08 PM
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  14. Radial Arm Saw-New Wood table-Fence

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 15, 2015 03:05 PM
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  15. Boat Trailer

    Started by Iliketobuild, Dec 15, 2015 07:22 AM
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  16. Stacking Gage Blocks

    Started by rgsparber, Dec 13, 2015 01:18 PM
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  17. Home Made Wood Lathe-Head Stock.

    Started by Captainleeward, Dec 11, 2015 03:48 PM
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  18. Caulk Tube Based 3D Printer (CNC attachment)

    Started by scorch, Dec 11, 2015 10:16 PM
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  19. Moved: Fabricators portable Drill Press

    Started by stingraygs, Nov 9, 2015 06:14 PM
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