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I think I put too much into it, but it’s done—some scrap birch and Chechen.
Aug 05, 2016
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#1 posted 08-05-2016 01:36 PM
I really like this jig the trailer ball is just right for the job.There are some other uses I can think of where this would be handy.
-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.
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#2 posted 08-05-2016 02:09 PM
NOW …....... how are you going to haul your trailer …...........LMAO
-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN
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#3 posted 08-05-2016 02:34 PM
Great idea, well executed and very cost effective! Would also make a great camera mount! What size ball is that? Where did you find a flange to fit? What size is the stud on the bottom of the ball? Is that alum plate behind/around ball?
-- Dennis, WV
#4 posted 08-05-2016 04:59 PM
Just a “standard ball.” I don’t own a trailer so this is what I got when I walked into the local O’Reillys. Bought the flange at an Ace Hardware. The idea and plans for this came from a student I was in a class with who made one. He said it came from an earlier edition of Woodworker Magazine. I just copied his work! Sorry that doesn’t give much information. Yes, those are aluminum plates on both sides of the vice of which semi-circular holes are cut and the ball is fitted between them and clamped with both nuts that you see.
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#5 posted 08-05-2016 05:34 PM
Great idea. Simple and versatile.
-- Jeff NJ
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#6 posted 08-05-2016 05:39 PM
Very smart! Thanks for sharing.
-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?
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#7 posted 08-05-2016 05:45 PM
Nice work! it looks like a nice one.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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