LumberJocks

DaveFFMedic's Blog

  • Advertise with us
This blog is written by DaveFFMedic | 2 entries so far

Latest Entry

Micro-Adjustment Mechanism #2: Improved alignment of the threaded rods

533 days ago by DaveFFMedic | 6 comments »

After sharing my micro-adjustment mechanism with my dad and discussing its shortcomings, he suggested epoxying the two threaded rods together to achieve better alignment. So I gave it a try. I began by creating an alignment jig using two V-blocks and some rubber bands. I notched out the V shape in the end of a piece of scrap MDF on the table saw. Next I drew a few lines on a scrap piece of pine and predrilled some holes in the bottom. To ensure the two V-blocks are lined up, I clamped a solid piece of threaded rod using rubber bands and screwed the blocks to the pine. Because the threaded rods are different diameters and the V-blocks are the same height, I needed to hold the t...

Read this entry »

Older Entries


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase