Category Archives: Tools

Bench Dog build

I like the build the author does, thought I would not go as far as he did in making it (I would just buy dowel at HD for example). Still I like the builds. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/dead-simple-bench-dog-clamps-77706?homelistings#post151966

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A simple board to lift doors

I like this build. Its basically a curved board that you slip under a door to lift it. I typically use a crowbar for this, but this is nicer as its smaller, lighter, and won’t mark up the floor. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/board-door-lifter-offcut-77690?homelistings#post151893

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Nice tablesaw Tapering Jig

I like how the author uses the tablesaw to intially make the t slots instead of slowly going thru with a router. https://www.instructables.com/id/Tablesaw-Tapering-Jig/

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Cool simple mini wire bender

The author basically modified some bolt/nut combo’s for bending wire. Neat build, not so sure I would do it thought.. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/wire-bender-76803?homelistings#post148284

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Make a cheap fence clamp

Why didn’t I think of this? The author uses a big u-bolt clamp to make 2 L bolts to use in a sacrificial fence. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/super-cheap-fence-clamp-76830?homelistings#post148412

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Using a treadmill motor for tools

The author does a great job showing different tools you can make or use with treadmill motors. The one downside is he seems to re use the PWM controllers from the treadmill as well. I typically ditch those and just … Continue reading

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Cool jig to drill 45 degree holes

Interesting build.

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Another nice sanding block build

Not so sure I would go this fancy, but its a nice build overall. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/sanding-block-%7C-change-sandpaper-really-fast-77447?homelistings#post151009

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A much simpler bar clamp build

Alot of the clamp builds I have seen are ones that are way more fancy that I would ever use. This one is pretty straight forward build to make 2 of them. And its pretty easy to make too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/bar-clamps-78198?homelistings#post153866

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Nice mod to a jigsaw fence to use it to make circles

Nice simple mod so when you flip the fence over, you can use it for circle making.

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