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    Chain Drilling Guide

    You have to be really desperate to chain drill. At best, the cut is ragged and some sawing or filing may still be needed to complete the cut. To get the best possible results, each hole must be carefully placed so that you don't break through to the adjacent hole nor leave too much room. All of this take time.

    I can't address how ugly the cut will be but can at least make the process much faster and more precise.

    If you are interested, please see

    https://rick.sparber.org/ChainDrillingGuide.pdf

    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.


    Thanks,

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    Thanks rgsparber! We've added your Chain Drilling Guide to our Drilling and Drill Presses category,
    as well as to your builder page: rgsparber's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Thanks Rick!
    Handy little guide and nice to have!
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

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    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

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    I have come out with an upgraded version plus added a video:


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