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Oct 20, 2012
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#1 posted 10-21-2012 12:11 AM
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
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#2 posted 10-21-2012 12:19 AM
Hi JimGo 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 .
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#3 posted 10-21-2012 01:06 AM
I’m still guessing and haven’t figured it out yet. But you will post the secret, right?
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#4 posted 10-21-2012 02:34 AM
This is just good, clean fun! Great idea!
-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan
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#5 posted 10-21-2012 02:52 AM
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 .
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#6 posted 10-21-2012 02:59 AM
ANDY The answer will come in due course .MIKEYes fun it is and I get all kinds of guesses and ideas .JIMThat may be one approach .
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#7 posted 10-21-2012 03:00 AM
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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#8 posted 10-21-2012 03:30 AM
+1 to what A1Jim said… you enhanced the cupping tendencies, drilled & inserted the bolt, then re-dried it.
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#9 posted 10-21-2012 03:35 AM
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
#10 posted 10-21-2012 03:43 AM
Another way is to simply cut the bolts in half and epoxy it together in the middle piece of wood.
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#11 posted 10-21-2012 03:44 AM
Let’s see, you take some binoculars, hold them backwards, look thru them at the bolt, then pick up the bolt with some tweezers . . .
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#12 posted 10-21-2012 03:52 AM
ROZI have seen trees with nails in them amongst other metal ,would be cool to find one and make one like this.RANCEI may try that approachNORMANAlways another one to figure out.JIMTake a good look the bolt is free to slide in a 1/64 oversize hole and is in one piece but good guess .DWIGHTInteresting approach and train of thought !Like back to the future .
#13 posted 10-21-2012 03:59 AM
One more time, A rubber bolt :))
#14 posted 10-21-2012 04:02 AM
JIMI would have never thought of that one .You know all the angles :))
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#15 posted 10-21-2012 04:17 AM
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.
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