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

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Blog entry by CartersWhittling posted 03-25-2012 04:16 AM 5273 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 03-25-2012 05:41 AM

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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#2 posted 03-25-2012 08:24 AM

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

-- joel.

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#3 posted 03-25-2012 10:39 AM

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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#4 posted 03-25-2012 01:24 PM

yup, no vid, just 2 black screens

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

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#5 posted 03-25-2012 01:32 PM

Yessir…...no vid here either

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

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#6 posted 03-25-2012 01:58 PM

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 03-25-2012 05:07 PM

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 03-25-2012 05:13 PM

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 03-25-2012 05:15 PM

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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#10 posted 03-25-2012 05:56 PM

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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#11 posted 03-26-2012 03:32 PM

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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#12 posted 03-27-2012 02:22 AM

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 03-27-2012 02:53 AM

Thanks for the tutorial. Good stuff.

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

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#14 posted 03-31-2012 07:33 PM

Very clear both videos. Thanks Carter

-- Hector

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#15 posted 04-21-2012 10:15 PM

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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