Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Self alining tap holder

  1. #1
    Supporting Member Captainleeward's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    San DIEGO, California
    Posts
    1,097
    Thanks
    495
    Thanked 1,284 Times in 523 Posts

    Captainleeward's Tools

    Self alining tap holder

    Self alining tap holder.

    Made from CRS.
    Self alining tap holder-090.jpg

    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Captainleeward For This Useful Post:

    kbalch (Oct 17, 2014), Paul Jones (Aug 13, 2016)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,080
    Thanks
    649
    Thanked 1,587 Times in 1,423 Posts
    hey capainleeward, can I bother you to show how this works? can't seem to understand how it self-aligns.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    Paul Jones (Oct 18, 2014)

  5. #3
    Supporting Member Captainleeward's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    San DIEGO, California
    Posts
    1,097
    Thanks
    495
    Thanked 1,284 Times in 523 Posts

    Captainleeward's Tools
    Hi DIYer,
    the picture does not show the depth which is 1 1/2 inch this allows the tap to stay in the vertical position during the tapping process.stops the wobble.
    Self alining tap holder-090.jpg

  6. #4
    kbalch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Clermont, FL
    Posts
    5,034
    Thanks
    2,275
    Thanked 523 Times in 377 Posts
    Thanks capainleeward! I've added your Self-Aligning Tap Holder to our Machining and Tapping and Threading categories, as well as to your builder page: capainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


  7. #5
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,080
    Thanks
    649
    Thanked 1,587 Times in 1,423 Posts
    I see, thanks for the detail. Helped me visualize your tool better!

  8. #6
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    Altair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    4,680
    Thanks
    886
    Thanked 11,335 Times in 3,456 Posts
    Simple and straightforward. I should make one of these.

  9. #7
    Supporting Member Captainleeward's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    San DIEGO, California
    Posts
    1,097
    Thanks
    495
    Thanked 1,284 Times in 523 Posts

    Captainleeward's Tools
    Hi Altair, yea just get some solid round steel and drill away. Well mark and center punch it first. HE HE



    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •