Hand Tap Holder.
Made from CRS / 12 L 14 with a drill chuck.one thing good about this tool is the chuck allows the shaft to slip a little bit less chance of breaking the tap.
Last edited by Captainleeward; 10-16-2014 at 02:28 PM.
Good idea on using a chuck. Didn't occur to me that a bit of slippage would help save a tap.
Hi DIYer. When the tap jams the chuck wont hold the shaft anymore. :O)
Thanks capainleeward! I've added your Tap Holder to our Tapping and Threading category, as well as to your builder page: capainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:
Tap Holder by capainleeward
chuck, tapping, holder
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Interesting idea. I've experienced this before in my DP. Drill bits slipping in chucks when I applied too much pressure on the workpiece. Never realized that this could be used to save taps.
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