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Forum topic by TheTimberAlchemist posted 10-20-2018 08:55 PM 453 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-20-2018 08:55 PM

Topic tags/keywords: using brass rods

I am trying to create a project where 5 or 6 brass rods are inserted perpendicular to a 12” square x 1/2” thick wooden base, most likely high quality plywood. The goal is to insert the rods and allow them to be removable. In order to make it stronger I was thinking of using t-nuts to insert the rods in for stability. But I’m not sure the threads of a t-nut would eliminate a wobble in the rods. Is there a better product I just can’t think of? The concept of a t-nut is perfect but I can’t find non threaded ones anywhere.


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#1 posted 10-20-2018 09:03 PM

Flange bushing/bearings or something similar maybe?

Cheers,
Brad

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#2 posted 10-20-2018 09:24 PM

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#3 posted 10-20-2018 09:41 PM

You guys are brilliant! I was searching everywhere for these without luck! Thank you much, I’ll post the finished product for you to see it in action

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#4 posted 10-20-2018 10:15 PM

Awesome

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#5 posted 10-20-2018 10:25 PM

But I’m not sure the threads of a t-nut would eliminate a wobble in the rods.

If you thread the ends of the rods so that they screw into the-nuts, they won’t wobble.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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