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    05-16-2018, 09:38 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread clock winding ratchet in General
    We are over - thinking this ! It's a simple ratchet not a cog wheel and in brass at that. How about a pair of dividers and a file. Joe B
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    05-15-2018, 05:30 PM
    Exactly what RWO said about the teeth near the joint. I have been doing the silver solder joint for years. Only need a scarf an 1/8 - 3/6 long. As...
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    04-24-2018, 05:00 PM
    B, here is a thought based on 42 year experience with my deer camp wood burner. make the door like a box with an inner and outer face. the resulting...
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    04-07-2018, 10:51 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread Brass or bronze? in General
    The "tiger stripe" (peppermint stick stripe) on 660 bearing bronze that is commercially available is the result of machining the rough cast bar.......
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    04-01-2018, 10:46 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread gasket hole puncher? in General
    Just to add something that I have found helps cut clean gaskets when using punches... back up the gasket material with a hard wood block made of END...
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    03-19-2018, 10:58 PM
    Maybe I'm missing the picture but, how about simply setting your 2X2 on edge and welding a couple of appropriately sized steel bars to the underside,...
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    02-25-2018, 11:22 PM
    I had heard that Nikola Tesla was blinded in one eye as a result of a file being thrown back from a lathe. If true , likely the result using a file...
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