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Workbench #12: assembled bench dogs ready to solder

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Blog entry by Rob Drown posted 1816 days ago 1556 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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drilled 3/4 holes. Long stringy chips. only cut my self once. press fit rods into holes. Now to silver solder.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真



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tomakazi

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#1 posted 1816 days ago

Looks very nice, Great idea!!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 1816 days ago

Why not just soft solder?

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Rob Drown

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#3 posted 1816 days ago

silver solder is a lot stronger. lead solder would work. Could also braze it. Reasonable question

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#4 posted 1816 days ago

Looks cool but with my hand planing techniques, I’d be sure to bang one and really bugger up my plane. Good luck. Have you considered rounding over or otherwise easing the top edges to minimize potential damage to your tools?

Rat

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Rob Drown

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#5 posted 1816 days ago

That’s what the tygon tubing is for. (post 11) It will be stretched over the copper to grip the wood and protect my plane blades. These are metal and kinda large. Thanks for checking them out.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#6 posted 1816 days ago

Just curious :-))

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Rob Drown

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#7 posted 1816 days ago

valid concern, after spending hours sharpening a Hock blade I don’t want to nick it.

Boy Top you are right about debt, self enslavement.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#8 posted 1815 days ago

HI Rob;

This is looking good.

Lee

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#9 posted 1814 days ago

Your realy going to town on this project!
Nice going Rob.
Chaim

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