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Tap and Screw Jig Tutorial #3: Finishing the Guide Block

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Blog entry by CartersWhittling posted 850 days ago 4720 reads 11 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Starting the Tap Part 3 of Tap and Screw Jig Tutorial series Part 4: Finishing the Tap »

Hello.

In Part Three of the Tap and Screw Jig Tutorial series I finish the work on the guide block for the Tap. I start by laying out and cutting the metal plate which is inserted into the guide block to guide the dowel through the Tap. After work on the metal plate is done I attach two wooden blocks to create the clearance for the blade as it exists the Tap.

The second video is designed to help those who may be confused about laying out the thread pattern on the paper that wraps around the dowel of the Tap.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/



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rance

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#1 posted 850 days ago

Carter, the videos don’t seem to come up. I have really been looking forward to this next installment. Waiting with bait on my breath. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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joT

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#2 posted 850 days ago

Same here. The two first were really good, looking forward to see the third.

-- joel.

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hhhopks

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#3 posted 850 days ago

Yes, a reload is necesary.
Can’t wait to see it.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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Roger

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#4 posted 849 days ago

yup, no vid, just 2 black screens

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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John in SD

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#5 posted 849 days ago

Yessir…...no vid here either

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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adifrot

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#6 posted 849 days ago

Hello, Carter, I got your latest video off the You tube favorites notification. Looks great.
As usual you have been very careful to bring us great new ideas that work.

-- Only need space,time & energy to getter DONE.

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#7 posted 849 days ago

Here is the link to youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0nl0h_tS2I&context=C4f1c000ADvjVQa1PpcFPM0Py9Wzyf5hvxdvoBVKvwNJzgzyhcxts=

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#8 posted 849 days ago

Great video Carter, Thanks for posting!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#9 posted 849 days ago

Here is the other one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZtNtBrL7Gw&context=C4e6c184ADvjVQa1PpcFPM0Py9Wzyf5rIv0-arOfX_k1sdyGdg6SE=

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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CartersWhittling

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#10 posted 849 days ago

Sorry about that, not sure why the videos didn’t work. I re-did the embeding and it looks like it works now.

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adifrot

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#11 posted 848 days ago

Many thanks to you Carter for guiding us through an ingenious way to make wooden bench screws.
Your jigs work very well.
I will try posting some photos of my work using your technique

-- Only need space,time & energy to getter DONE.

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CartersWhittling

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#12 posted 848 days ago

I would love to see your work, I am very glad to hear the information has helped.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/

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#13 posted 848 days ago

Thanks for the tutorial. Good stuff.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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hLlerenas

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#14 posted 843 days ago

Very clear both videos. Thanks Carter

-- Hector

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 822 days ago

Carter,

You are doing a FANTASTIC job of documenting your procedure!

I remember Roy Underhill doing a show on doing this a long time ago…
... you filled in some of the Blanks which made it a lot more clearer!

Thank you very much!

Super job!

It’s nice to know how one can make the jigs required to make Screws & Nuts any Large size one desires without spending an arm & a leg on it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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