Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Extended Basin Wrench

  1. #1
    MrNurseMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2017
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    MrNurseMan's Tools

    Extended Basin Wrench

    I made this when I had a nut rusted to the underside of the faucet, trapping the sink (which I wanted to replace) in place. The traditional basin wrench didn't have enough leverage to break it loose. WD-40 didn't help, and there was consternation about torching it inside the cabinet like it was. It was constructed from a piece of leftover galvanized pipe, a shower valve socket wrench, and a couple of pieces of scrap rod hanging around the garage. This provided the leverage necessary to break loose the nut.
    Extended Basin Wrench-702002_4310996051005_321979964_o.jpg

  2. #2
    Content Editor DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,087
    Thanks
    334
    Thanked 636 Times in 577 Posts


    Thanks MrNurseMan! We've added your Extended Basin Wrench to our Miscellaneous category,
    as well as to your builder page: MrNurseMan's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




  3. #3
    Toolmaker51's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Midwest USA
    Posts
    1,007
    Thanks
    2,169
    Thanked 1,038 Times in 576 Posts

    Toolmaker51's Tools
    I modded my jaw style faucet nut wrench, for a similar problem. more adjustments; Basin Wrench
    Willingly adding this to my plumbing box. MrNurseMan, this is equally useful. I think fitting an entire set of plumbers sockets is doable and worthwhile.


    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 173 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    173 Must Read Homemade Tools
    Sincerely,
    Toolmaker51
    ...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •