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Project by HuckD posted 10-16-2015 02:07 AM 1787 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here’s a video of how I make wooden knobs for jigs and fixtures. Also has a segment on pronged t-nuts and threaded inserts.

Making Wooden Knobs (YouTube)

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 10-16-2015 02:29 AM

Nice work Huck! When I built my Horizontal slot machine I made 5 of these just like yours. Good way to get some use from the scraps!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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kiefer

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#2 posted 10-16-2015 04:44 AM

Nice video Earl and the knobs look real good and well made .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 10-16-2015 01:11 PM

Very nice well made knobs.

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#4 posted 10-16-2015 04:30 PM

Huck, nice video. I went onto Amazon and purchased the inserts, hex head.

Thanks

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#5 posted 10-16-2015 05:09 PM

I’ve made pretty much identical knobs. I use a 2” hole saw to first just score the wood so you have your knob pattern then drill out your flutes. Then use the hole saw to drill out the knobs. Easy peasy.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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#6 posted 10-16-2015 07:56 PM

Those knobs will be highly useful and it will be a source of pride to make them yourself.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 10-17-2015 05:59 AM

Thanks to everyone for the nice comments.

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