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04-20-2015 11:35 AM

Whats it - 10 replies

O.K. I know what it is, a socket for use in a brace but the puzzle is the size.The socket is 13/16ths but on the tang it says “CAP 9/16” The only other marking is a triangle with a “B” in it followed by 926B.Any thoughts ?

10-13-2014 04:43 PM

Whatsit ? - 9 replies

OK, this arrived along with a lot of other stuff as my mom in law moved, yes it’s a clamp of the C type, missing the swivel pad at the end of the screw.What I can’t figure is the other end, where the pad would land on ? It’s rounded ? and the screw looks to be too short to made with that rounded area (maybe that’s why ...

12-24-2013 06:48 PM

Dentist Drill Help - 15 replies

My #2 son gave me an old Emco dentist’s drill, motor and everything is fine and my dentist showed me how to put bits in, but the max size is 7/64ths, leaving me unable to use anything but the wee bits his predacessor gave me.I’d like to be able to use the standard 1/8th Dremel type bits for engraving and carving.Anyone have thoughts ...

11-13-2011 12:50 PM

Multi Tools, Love or Hate ? - 19 replies

I thought this could be an interesting one. Multi purpose hand tools, ones that have two or more functions.Some have been around for over a century, some apear and disapear just like Christmas wrapping. The box tool. On the left a Bridgeport Hardware #99 Tomahawk, well used and likely early 1900’s. On the right todays version, st...

10-26-2011 04:39 PM

A Vice aid - 5 replies

I’d meantioned this in a different forum, now with my own camera I can follow through.An idea borrowed from the Veritas, Tucker vice.It works with the Record quick release vice, or clone as I have, and should be adaptable to ther styles as well.. The release is linked to the small bloc you can see the eye bolt in. I crawled under t...

01-08-2011 07:45 PM

wheelchair F-Y-I - 8 replies

The February issue of Woodworkers Journal’s out and has a wheelchair woodworker and his shop,plus some info on the General line of wheelchair hight tools. They say the price is the same as their regular line .

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