Shop Tools This Shop Made Tool Will Help You Customize Small Mouldings As Well As Add Pleasant Details To The Edges Of Surfaces Whether It S A Bead A Groove Or Something Else Entirely A Scratch Stock Will Add A Third Dimension To Your Work
Shop tools this shop made tool will help you customize small mouldings as well as add pleasant details to the edges of surfaces whether it s a bead a groove or something else entirely a scratch stock will add a third dimension to your work is article about Magazine bookmarked by lee with ID 1773131917 was uploaded on 16-03-2019 and has been viewed 387,880 times.
Make a Scratch Stock Photos by Rob Brown; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 1/5 It's best to start right at the heart of a scratch stock - the cutter.The main purpose of sourcing the cutter first is so you can make the scratch stock to precisely accept its thickness between the two flexible fingers.
A wide, scrap bandsaw blade will work, but I opted to cut a piece from an old handsaw.My grandfather might not approve of the idea, but if you want to know the truth it never was a great saw.I cut a piece about 1" x 1-1/4" and flattened it on some medium-grit sandpaper.
HardwareThe bolts I purchased are 2" long, excluding the 1/8" deep pan head.I sized the scratch stock so the bolts finished flush with most of the surfaces.No matter what size of scratch stock you want, I would source the bolts first, and fine-tune the wood to finish perfectly.
I used stainless steel bolts and nuts from a specialty hardware store, as I liked the look.Regular bolts from any hardware store would also work fine.Breakout materialSmall work-pieces can be dangerous to machine, so keep the parts together for...