LumberJocks

Two $.49 bolts and scrap 2x4 and plywood Sacrificial fence

  • Advertise with us
Project by QuickWay posted 03-08-2012 10:44 PM 2641 views 34 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bought 2 gate hanger bolts 7/16 with nuts and washers for $1.05 total with tax. Some scrap plywood and a piece of 2×4 an I now have a nice new sacrificial fence. It’s a whole lot easier to work with than clamps. The large nuts work great finger tight. I may make them into proper knobs if needed.

-- Bill Native Texan





14 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112089 posts in 2232 days


#1 posted 03-08-2012 10:55 PM

Good idea Bill ,that’s a lot cheaper than the store bought type.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3349 posts in 1063 days


#2 posted 03-08-2012 11:08 PM

That is a fine addition to the shop. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View NormG's profile

NormG

4175 posts in 1658 days


#3 posted 03-09-2012 01:33 AM

What a great idea, you can make the fence any height you I would think and even make several of them, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

View QuickWay's profile

QuickWay

77 posts in 1237 days


#4 posted 03-09-2012 01:42 AM

Thanks jocks for the nice comments. Fence can be easily changed. Only the plywood is damaged and I can replace it to any height needed.

-- Bill Native Texan

View David Hacke's profile

David Hacke

75 posts in 936 days


#5 posted 03-09-2012 06:13 AM

I like it might add that on when I build my new fence system

-- Dave, Kelso, Washington

View Diggerjacks's profile

Diggerjacks

1756 posts in 1793 days


#6 posted 03-09-2012 08:17 AM

Hello QuickWay

I like this idea

A bonus for the shop and not expensive

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

View Bob817's profile

Bob817

650 posts in 1037 days


#7 posted 03-09-2012 03:36 PM

Great idea mind if I use it? Thanks for the post

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

View luv2learn's profile

luv2learn

1703 posts in 957 days


#8 posted 03-09-2012 04:34 PM

I like the fact that you came up with an inexpensive homemade solution. Guys like yourself that would rather build their way out of a need rather than buy their way out have my admiration :) If you don’t mind I would like to borrow your idea!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View GrandpaLen's profile

GrandpaLen

1514 posts in 927 days


#9 posted 03-09-2012 05:32 PM

I like it and would like to barrow your idea if I may for the Router Table app too.
An inexpensive, practicle necessity, “The Mother of Invention”.
Kudos to you.
Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

View Rickert's profile

Rickert

11 posts in 948 days


#10 posted 03-09-2012 06:53 PM

I just traveled 30 miles and bought a pair at Rockler for $20, and now you show me this.

Where’s that smiley icon for rolling my eyes and shaking my head?

-- Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, is of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. -- C.S. Lewis

View QuickWay's profile

QuickWay

77 posts in 1237 days


#11 posted 03-09-2012 07:46 PM

I am building a new one that will be easier to make. It cost a little more $5.00 but it’s not my idea. I saw it on the internet ( where else ) I want to share it with all the jocks out there. Stay tuned. A big thanks to all for the great comments. Anyone is welcome to use, copy, improve on anything I post. I like being able to share.

-- Bill Native Texan

View QuickWay's profile

QuickWay

77 posts in 1237 days


#12 posted 03-09-2012 07:53 PM

I just received a Powermatic anti fatigue mat I won in their contest. I want to give a big public thanks to Powermatic. I hope to someday have a shop full of their fine woodworking tools. Whooooo Hoooo my back loves you.

-- Bill Native Texan

View Roger Clark aka Rex's profile

Roger Clark aka Rex

6940 posts in 2089 days


#13 posted 03-09-2012 08:08 PM

Great idea, I’ll have to try that

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

3070 posts in 1321 days


#14 posted 03-10-2012 11:36 PM

Great clamp idea .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase