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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 10-09-2013 03:28 PM 1517 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone!
Whenever I work with small jobs, and especially with poor light, I notice a certain point where I need to rest your eyes for a moment because I’m tired.
For this a while buy a hand lens, but I need both hands to work! So I decided to make a stand for use.
I did it with cedar wood, only adding a couple of screws to attach the arms and wing nuts to make it easier to change positions.
The movement is only in that line and does not allow rotation.
For finishing use tung oil, which I think is the best to highlight the color of our cedar.
Thanks for looking!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-09-2013 03:29 PM

Very good and very functional.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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gwolfe1977

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#2 posted 10-09-2013 04:02 PM

Clever idea Gerardo! I’m sure it will come in very useful.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#3 posted 10-09-2013 05:13 PM

Now thats a good idea

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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Jim Rowe

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#4 posted 10-09-2013 05:29 PM

Much nicer than the usual metal ones we often use for failing eyesight!
jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#5 posted 10-09-2013 06:01 PM

Excellent idea ! As you get older, you will appreciate it even more !!

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

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#6 posted 10-09-2013 11:00 PM

Nice idea and a useful shop tool.

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

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#7 posted 10-09-2013 11:56 PM

Now there’s something that will come in handy. Good idea.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 10-11-2013 03:41 PM

That’s one practical and useful project. I’m sure it will serve you well in the shop. Great job!

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