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Project by Mark55 posted 11-15-2012 09:41 PM 3641 views 39 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I make a lot of different type of jigs fixtures and machinery and for me making my knobs for my machines is part of the process. I know you can buy them but they are so easy, quick and cheap that this is what I use. And you can easily custom make them to fit your needs.

I posted a quick video on how I make them to give you an idea how easy they are.

http://youtu.be/31WIG0pTS-c

-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com





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#1 posted 11-15-2012 10:16 PM

Neat!

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#2 posted 11-16-2012 12:15 AM

That’s exactly how I’ve been making mine. Good video.

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#3 posted 11-16-2012 01:36 AM

The simple solutions seem to be the best solutions.

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#4 posted 11-16-2012 04:44 AM

Good job : )

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#5 posted 11-16-2012 05:07 AM

Better than what I was doing, and it uses so much less epoxy! Now if you could dream up a brilliant idea on how to make brass knurled knobs just as easily, that’d be great!

In all seriousness, this is a great idea to save the woodworking dollars.

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#6 posted 11-16-2012 09:32 AM

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#7 posted 11-16-2012 10:37 AM

Yes, very easy and neat. thank you for posting. I have used the t-nuts for it. Will try your idea

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#8 posted 11-16-2012 04:21 PM

Wow this is perfect I really needed this solution! And now I have a use for the scrap from my hole saw!

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#9 posted 11-16-2012 07:28 PM

Thanks for posting the video. Nice tip.

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#10 posted 11-16-2012 11:06 PM

Quick and easy. Good tip.

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#11 posted 11-19-2012 02:38 AM

Thanks everyone! My pleasure to show this tip . Just giving back for all the information and great projects I see on here.

-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com

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