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Project by kiefer posted 681 days ago 5037 views 32 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a fun project and lots of guessing .

-- Kiefer 松





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 681 days ago

Hi Kiefer. I never thought of doing that . That is a really neat idea. that will keep ‘em thinkng about how you did that!!!!!!!!! I put a bolt and nut in a notched 2×4 just last week. May I borrow your idea?...........Jim

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

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kiefer

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#2 posted 681 days ago

Hi Jim
Go ahead ,but I get to borrow your nail balancer ,real neat idea and a great job .
You are just on a real roll , just watched your egg cup video ,great stuff that you are sharing .

-- Kiefer 松

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 681 days ago

I’m still guessing and haven’t figured it out yet. But you will post the secret, right?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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mloy365

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#4 posted 681 days ago

This is just good, clean fun! Great idea!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 681 days ago

You soaked the wood condensed it on one side buy putting it under pressure inserted the bolt and put it back in water so it regained it’s original shape .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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kiefer

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#6 posted 681 days ago

ANDY
The answer will come in due course .
MIKE
Yes fun it is and I get all kinds of guesses and ideas .
JIM
That may be one approach .

-- Kiefer 松

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Roz

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#7 posted 681 days ago

I think it grew that way.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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rance

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#8 posted 681 days ago

+1 to what A1Jim said… you enhanced the cupping tendencies, drilled & inserted the bolt, then re-dried it.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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NormG

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#9 posted 681 days ago

50 years ago my father would bring home all kinds of brain teasers from work that men he worked with would make. This one i have never seen

-- Norman

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 681 days ago

Another way is to simply cut the bolts in half and epoxy it together in the middle piece of wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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MonteCristo

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#11 posted 681 days ago

Let’s see, you take some binoculars, hold them backwards, look thru them at the bolt, then pick up the bolt with some tweezers . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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kiefer

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#12 posted 681 days ago

ROZ
I have seen trees with nails in them amongst other metal ,would be cool to find one and make one like this.
RANCE
I may try that approach
NORMAN
Always another one to figure out.
JIM
Take a good look the bolt is free to slide in a 1/64 oversize hole and is in one piece but good guess .
DWIGHT
Interesting approach and train of thought !
Like back to the future .

-- Kiefer 松

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 681 days ago

One more time, A rubber bolt :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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kiefer

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#14 posted 681 days ago

JIM
I would have never thought of that one .
You know all the angles :))

-- Kiefer 松

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scottb

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#15 posted 681 days ago

I saw one with the (heated) water method Jim mentioned (and totally forgot about making one myself)... I’m pondering alternates (assuming no cutting/gluing) and am stumped.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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