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    Homemade chain making jig

    Homemade chain making jig-sstep_1.jpg original bend made at center, then hammered into shape at end with welded posts, I've used this to make a ton of chains including compressed gas canister holder Homemade chain making jig-sstep_5.jpg note partially formed chain link
    Homemade chain making jig-sstep_7.jpg link formed enough to pound into shape on previous link but not so tight as to get stuck on jig. more steps higher res pics http://timsherri.dynalias.net/chains/index.html click on pics for higher res
    Last edited by timc_doc; 03-08-2013 at 07:29 PM.
    http://timsherri.dynalias.net/lab lab pics & project links at bottom

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    Thanks again timc_doc! This has been added to our Miscellaneous and Metalworking categories, and of course to your homemade tools page: timc_doc's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



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