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    Cut-off jig for round tubing

    Here is another quick jig I built to cut the front axles for the wagons to length after "dropping" them with a 45* bend. To put in the bend I had to have extra material hanging out past the completed length for the bender to grab onto. PLUS this cut was at an 11* angle so holding the tubing, centered and immobile, was important.
    it's just a scrap piece of OSB and a couple of modified Adell Clamps but it worked!

    Putting the clamps on the bends keeps the tube from sliding sideways.

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    Second cut

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    Both axles exactly the same.

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    Very nice .. Stability in cut brings a lot security.

    Sorry my mistakes in english.
    to share your tip >>> http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/tool-tips-tricks/ <<<

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    Ahh. Clever, and so simple!

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    Thanks Mark! I've added your Tubing Cutoff Jig to our Metalworking category, as well as to your builder page: astroracer's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



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