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Forging holdfasts

12-03-2019 03:04 AM by hungryJ | 2 comments »

so this all started a long while back when I built my workbench and didn’t do enough homework. not knowing every commercially available bench accessory is made for a 3/4 dog hole I drilled my bench with 1” holes. since I’m cheap and didn’t want to spend money on brass dogs I was just planning to use wood dowels with plywood caps, 1” seemed like it was a sturdy enough dowel for planning stops and whatnot. again, didn’t research. now that I had my bench made up and was looking to get some work holding devices. I found out about holdfasts and realized I had jumped the gun. after a long period of procrastination I got around to picking up some 7/8 steel rou...

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