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Project by Jack Houweling posted 06-29-2015 04:09 AM 1552 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I made my Wood pipes and wood scroll holder I made many circles with the hole saw. It took some time and I was forever holding the lever and applying pressure. That got me thinking,what if I could add a weight and let the lever do most of the work by itself!

The video shows a step by step how I made and use it. It worked out great but think it is
best for holes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiggRFLKHuU

-- Jack, Delta B.C. http://www.jax-design.net





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NormG

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#1 posted 06-29-2015 04:26 AM

Neat idea, thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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icemanhank

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#2 posted 06-29-2015 07:57 AM

Neat idea Jack, I like your wooden vice jaws for cutting the threaded rod as well.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#3 posted 06-29-2015 11:48 AM

Another pragmatic idea! Seems like when I run into some type of trouble I first ask myself ‘How would Jack handle this problem?’. Really like your YouTube videos.

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Sodabowski

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#4 posted 06-29-2015 09:47 PM

Now that’s clever. I bet we’ll see these a lot here in the coming months ;) Thanks for sharing!

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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Sodabowski

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#5 posted 06-29-2015 09:58 PM

Oh, and it’s nice to have you over here at LJs. I’ve seen quite a number of your videos on Youtube by the way and enjoyed every one of them :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#6 posted 06-29-2015 10:08 PM

Oh Jack you are such a cunning devil
Still love that light switch!

Keep up the good work !!

-- Regards Robert

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Jack Houweling

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#7 posted 06-30-2015 04:19 AM

Thanks everyone, this is a great place to share and hangout!

-- Jack, Delta B.C. http://www.jax-design.net

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