Usually when I want to countersink a larger hole in a smaller hole I use a Forstner bit to drill the larger hole first. The Forstner tip leaves a nice little center hole which enables me to accurately drill the smaller hole all the way through. So...
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I have one working clamp and five in the last stages of finishing, so the journey has not quite ended, but it has progressed far enough for a final blog entry. I found this an interesting and satisfying journey with some knowledge gained an...
The clamps are almost finished! All that is needed are the crank handles. First I cut some 10 mm round bar from my steel scrap heap,. which had to welded together. Next I filed a notch in the threaded rod. and then I welded the crank h...
The original plan was to affix feet to the bottom of the bar. I decided however to make some saddle type supports in which the bar fits. Six pairs stacked Partially finished clamp resting on the saddle supports Bottom view of the saddle s...
The components for the front jaw A whaser in the front of the nut and at the back of the nut inside the jaw Insert the dowels after gluing Put the pressure on! Before and after sanding Poly drying in the sun Now to dr...