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    3"kant twist klamp and tap follower with linseed oil finish

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    Did you boil the clamps in the linseed oil?
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    I heated the parts to about 500 degrees F dipped in linseed oil let dry hour or so then reheated to 500 F for about 30 minutes[until I liked the color

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    Do you have a kiln or oven? Or did you do this in a furnace?

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    I used a propane torch on an earlier attempt worked ok but slow,on these I have a piece of 10" pipe about 18" tall domed on top and a hinged door on front,set on a gas burner for a turkey fryer,I can quickly get a lot of pieces to 500+degrees .You could easily do this in oven or even toaster oven

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    Thanks Neil Jensen! We've added your Kant Twist Clamp to our Clamps category,
    as well as to your builder page: Neil Jensen's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Thanks Neil Jensen! We've added your Tap Follower to our Tapping and Threading category,
    as well as to your builder page: Neil Jensen's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





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