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Homemade Dead Man-Type Third Hand


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CWKr on instructables.com
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Homemade dead-man-type third hand intended to facilitate singlehanded overhead carpentry work. Constructed from 2x4s, scrap pine, carriage bolts, and star knobs.
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Apr 18, 2015 1:45 AM
DIYer
Yeah, isn't a dead man mechanism supposed to be constantly held on to?
Nov 17, 2013 10:28 AM
daveward
This is very clever and simple.  I get the third hand reference but not the dead man.  What am I missing?
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DIY Dead Man-Type Third Hand - comment on how to build a Dead Man-Type Third Hand - 2 comments
DIYer says:
Apr 18, 2015 1:45 AM
Yeah, isn't a dead man mechanism supposed to be constantly held on to?

daveward says:
Nov 17, 2013 10:28 AM
This is very clever and simple.  I get the third hand reference but not the dead man.  What am I missing?

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