V nail pusher

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Project by majuvla posted 11-30-2015 10:22 AM 3849 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Picture frame V nail pusher made mostly of playwood, some parts, which request more strenght, walnut and beech, hardware aluminium and iron profiles and rods, few screws. Complete mechanisam is movable up-down and tightened with back wing-nut screw, so you can adjust height to accomodate various frames tickness.
For those who don’t know, those V nails are possitioned from the back of the frame to give additional strenght to corner joint.
Main magnet pusher was purchased on E-Bay with 600 hardwood V nails 5, 7 and 10 mm – all for 14 AU$, plus hardware some 6$ – total cost 20$. Works awesome.
Wolfcraft’s corner clamp I bought earlier (4 pieces).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 11-30-2015 10:32 AM

Ivan, it looks like a fine addition to your shop and it’s very resourceful and creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-30-2015 11:30 AM

Hey Ivan, You got ‘er done!! It looks great and very sturdy!!

Nice going, my friend!!...........................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-30-2015 12:58 PM

Super Ivan, I love shop made tools. This one will be very nice to have.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 11-30-2015 01:37 PM

Didn’t have a clue what this was, never heard of V nails, seen pliers that push nails to hold the back on. Your pictures explained what it was for, but still don’t know how it exactly works. Nice job and engineering.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 11-30-2015 02:36 PM

Nice engineering.
Though I am as much in the dark as Bushmaster about working. I will have to Google

-- shuja

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Dave Rutan

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#6 posted 11-30-2015 02:51 PM

Ivan, you do come up with the coolest gadgets. Good job!

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#7 posted 11-30-2015 03:12 PM

Beatiful. Great idea and job. Very useful. Thank for share

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#8 posted 11-30-2015 03:22 PM

That is a handy gadget you made to help out in the shop. Great ingenuity.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 11-30-2015 11:19 PM

Ivan…you are the king of the shop made tool makers…as always buddy…I am impressed!!! Nice job sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#10 posted 12-01-2015 09:10 PM

Great tool, Ivan! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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