Heirloom Calipers Dividers Set
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SHOP PROJECTS / JIGS & FIXTURESSHOP PROJECTS / SHOP-MADE HAND TOOLSHeirloom Calipers & Dividers SetPreviousNext With some simple tools and a little time, you can build a complete set of quality layout tools.
All it takes is some basic tools you probably already have: a hacksaw, a few files, and a drill press.Cutting, filing, and drilling the steel blanks isn't a big deal.And some final polishing with sandpaper gives them a nice, satin finish.
To connect the two legs so they hold their set position, some traditional tools use a threaded rod with a knurled nut.Others use a simple wingnut to tighten the legs of the tool.This design uses a simple, but effective technique: a friction joint.
A pair of disc springs and a simple brass rivet apply just the right amount of pressure to keep the legs from slipping.It works beautifully.SELECT YOUR PLAN PACKAGEUnit Imperial $9.95Learn more Metric (unavailable) Learn more ADD TO CART What You Get:9 pages of step-by-step instructionsMore than 30 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded viewsShop-tested tips for working with metal ensure you successMaterials listRetail sources for project supplies Note: After your purchase, you will receive an...