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tizdaz

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Show us your tool!
« on: December 14, 2017, 04:40:34 AM »

Hi guys,


I'm sure some of us have modified/created our own "special" tool that we reach for often to make a particular job easier with our boat building, if so share it here!


Be interesting to see what contraptions people have come up with!! :D


So to kick this off here's mine, Simple.. But Effective!


It's basically just a junior hacksaw blade with some tape on one end for grip/comfort, its use? To cut down lengths of planking as dremel/multitool circular blades are too thick & end up with strips too thin or wasted! With this method, very little waste & splits the planking clean, its not quick, but it does the job perfectly :)

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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 08:25:35 PM »


Red (RS Tool) 'Nose picker' in the middle is one of my all time favorite tools.   Hook one end, jabber other.


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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 08:52:47 PM »

I never realised you were a dentist Martin  :o

Colin
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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 09:05:19 PM »

I will make disposable jigs or tools for the task.

Drilling and spacing stanchion holes, port and starboard markings.

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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2017, 09:12:03 PM »

oh yeah, Bending railings for a Tito Neri build...

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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2017, 10:29:32 PM »


I never realised you were a dentist Martin  :o

Colin


thought with that array, he was a proctologist.... %% %% %% {-) {-) {-) ...


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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 11:39:42 PM »

A certain individual I know who shall remain unnamed would make random tools which looked very handy but in actual fact were completely useless, whilst working in a garage. For example, he would cut a screwdriver in half, and weld it onto half a spanner, then kink the spanner over at a funny angle.


A week later and there would have been a few imitations made up by people who had no idea what it was for but were sure they would need it at some point.  :}


I have also seen a pneumatic pistol drill modified with the addition of a 5 foot barrel to create a very effective airgun which fired 8mm studs.
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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2017, 12:39:52 AM »


thought with that array, he was a proctologist.... %% %% %% {-) {-) {-) ...


 

 No ....   ( thinking )       ............ I've always been right handed.










                                                   :P
 

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Re: Show us your tool!
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2017, 01:09:14 AM »




 No ....   
( thinking )       ............ I've always been right handed.
                                                   :P


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