When recycling scrap metal and when fixing broken metallic parts, technicians and fabricators sometimes need to straighten out metal.Various mechanical forces can straighten the metal back into the proper shape.To make the metal-straightening process easier, fabricators often apply heat.
A couple workpieces were slightly warped, which made them hard to slip on to the center posts.A few taps from a mallet solved that problem.Once the links were routed into separate parts, they were easily removed.Rounding over the outside.Jig 2 served a dual purpose.
Hi friends ive been working hard to spruce up my little craft corner and organize my wood shop without spending a lot of money, so i set out to build a craft table from mostly scraps heres how i did it - i had these junky looking 2 x 4 boards laying around, so i cut eight of them to the height i wanted my table legs to be.I chose 28.Then i screwed two boards together with 2.Read More
The process of straightening metal is one that, while seeming easy, is actually a fairly difficult thing to do correctly.The reason for this is that metal tends to stretch when it is bent.In order to counteract this stretch, you have to be able to shrink the metal back to its original position.With practice,.Read More
Hardie siding requires a minimum 2 gap from all hard surfaces like decks or rooflines, and at least 8 from any soft surfaces like grass, dirt, or gravel.During my time working for james hardie, i very rarely got calls from homeowners that wanted to submit a warranty claim for their hardie siding.Read More
A friend of mine had made a door to a sink unit out of birch.The doors were glued together much like the cutting board, end grain out.When he hung the doors, and coated them with polyurethane the doors arched out almost 2 inches over a 2 foot length.Read More
A clue scroll hard is a valuable random drop from a large variety of high-levelled monsters.A hard clue scroll can be 4-6 steps long.Clue scrolls are the start of a treasure trail - a treasure hunt that sends players hunting all around runescape.At the end of the trail, players receive a reward of items randomly selected from a specific list, possibly including very rare and very valuable.Read More
Printing custom shirts with the roland bt-12.My favorite thing in the world is sharing the hard work of a maker.Id always love to hear about what youre making, so send me an email any time at email protected view more articles by caleb kraft.By caleb kraft.Caleb kraft.Read More
Working on a table-top i carefully slid my completed jig saw puzzle onto the styrofoam back-panel, placed the glass-frame over it, and applied manual pressure from behind the back-panel to carefully lay frame and puzzle on its face.The metal u-clips, once snapped in from the rear pin the puzzle permanently against the glass pane.Read More
Place a cloth over the glasses to help prevent them from becoming scratched or otherwise damaged.Use the pliers on top of the cloth.Place them where the frame is bent, and gently ease the glasses back into shape.Take the cloth off to see if the glasses need to be straightened more, and repeat the process if necessary.Read More
3 ways on how to remove stripped hex screw.Before we get into the actual removing procedure of a stripped hex screw, please note that there is more than one way of achieving this.Some of the methods are direct and easy whereas the others might require a bit more effort.The difficulty of removing a stripped hex screw depends on the kind of.Read More
Whirly jig - now the post has a welded triangle frame about 6 tall that i am sagging glass to install in the frame, clear first for testing framing, then colored.As shown, a ripstop nylon cloth is laced on the bent end which acts like the glass to spin the frame.This was also used to make a clay mold for slumping the glass.Read More
3 safety power switch.Why you need it when a board starts to stick between the blade and fence, you need a way to quickly turn off the saw without shifting your attention from the cut, or letting go of your stock.A safety, or kill, switch makes it easy to turn off your saw with just a bump.Even when kickback isnt a problem, youll find that the ability to keep your hands on your.Read More
To create bends for small-scale projects in plexiglass perspex or acrylic 18 inch and thinner, you can use a small torch butane kitchen torches work well, a paint stripping heat gun, or an embossing heat tool, which is a wand that works very similarly to a paint stripping gun, but using a smaller more directed heat flow with a smaller fan.Read More
Kitchen cabinets work hard, and all that opening and closing creates a variety of problems.Most are inexpensive and easy to fix, so take a day and plow through themitll be like having a new kitchen.Dont bother replacing a sagging shelf with another 12-in.-thick shelf or itll end up sagging.Read More
The thickness of the plywood and the direction in which you bend it both determine the minimum bend radius you can achieve.The bend radius is a measure of the size of the circle you would draw if you complete the semi-circle formed by the curvature of the wood --.Read More