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#226515 - 06/23/11 08:19 PM any machinists here?
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Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 442
Loc: NH
Not sure I can ask this here; mods remove if not ok!

I need a special jig made to establish alignment for cutting and drilling firesteels. I'm seeking the service of a machinist who cam make me one per my design. It will be around 4" x 6", and no more than 1" thick. I have a working model made from a 2x4 but don't have the tools to get the perfect alignment I need; and its not durable. This item will serve a guide for hacksaws as well as drilling firesteels underwater. If this is something you can do for a very reasonable price, or trade please let me know by PM. Thanks!

#227123 - 07/03/11 01:34 AM Re: any machinists here? [Re: kevingg]
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#227177 - 07/03/11 10:14 PM Re: any machinists here? [Re: KG2V]
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Registered: 09/15/06
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Loc: Northern California

#227560 - 07/10/11 01:44 PM Re: any machinists here? [Re: kevingg]
kevingg Offline

Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 442
Loc: NH

here's my sketch; then after hearing feedback from others I think this should be in two pieces that can clamp together. Also, it does not need to be sized for 4 pieces as shown, one is fine!


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