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    Accurate letter/number stamp on the Hobby Mill

    Accurate letter/number stamp on the Hobby Mill Homemade fixture


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    Last edited by Jon; Jun 21, 2022 at 01:51 PM.

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    BuffaloJohn (Jun 22, 2022), carloski (Jun 25, 2022), dgbreggin (Jun 26, 2022), Inner (Jun 22, 2022), Jon (Jun 24, 2022), mr mikey (Jun 22, 2022), Ralphxyz (Jun 26, 2022), rlm98253 (Jun 24, 2022), Toolmaker51 (Jun 22, 2022), uv8452 (Jun 24, 2022), wombat50 (Jun 21, 2022)

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    Wow, so simple and a great idea. I have been kicking around ideas for stamping for a while. This ones on my list. Thanks. Mr Mikey.

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    thanks for the feedback, appreciated��

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    Nice and simple. What did you work out for the spacing measurement?
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    Thanks Mr. Factotum's Workshop! We've added your Stamping Method to our Miscellaneous category,
    as well as to your builder page: Mr. Factotum's Workshop's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Congratulations Mr. Factotum's Workshop - your Stamping Jig is the Homemade Tool of the Week!

    Simple wins it this week, and this little jig looks like an excellent solution.

    Some more good builds from this week:

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    This is your 2nd Homemade Tool of the Week. Here are both of your Homemade Tool of the Week winning tools. Congrats again



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    I made a hand-held stamp alignment jig out of aluminum and put a couple magnets in it to help hold the stamp during setup. (Still have to hold it when striking, of course.)

    I really like your setup for using the X travel for spacing.



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