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    garage tools-100_3764.jpggarage tools-100_3763.jpggarage tools-100_3765.jpggarage tools-100_3767.jpggarage tools-100_3769.jpg First two pics are simply a repurposed piece of a wire coat hanger ,flattened and notched to assist in "guiding" a very small spring on a carburetor into its proper position. Second is a piece of 1" aluminum cut out on a band saw and sanded,with bolts added to make it a carburetor stand for carb work,also used as a carbureretor spaceron engines.Third is just a few scrap pieces of metal, a piece of pipe and a scrapped bearing,tacked together for a small rotating surface for brazing or welding or painting small pieces on . Lastly is a simple hunk of a tree trunk I cut and added some scrap lumber to for a rudimentary stand for a small anvil.

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    Altair (Apr 26, 2015), Captainleeward (Apr 30, 2015), kbalch (Apr 27, 2015), Paul Jones (Apr 26, 2015)

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    Simple and functional. I really like the welding/painting positioner. Thanks for sharing, nortin!

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    Thanks nortin! I've added your Spring Guide Tool, Rotating Workstand, and Anvil Stand to, respectively, our Carburetor, Workholding, and Dollies and Stands categories, as well as to your builder page: nortin's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Interesting spring guide you got there, as it reminded me of the days when I worked on carbs. I like your rotating workstand though, as I've been thinking of getting back into modelling, and this would work really well for me.

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    O Yes those small tools you can't do with out in a pinch or any time....:O)



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