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Making my own planning forms.

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#1 Flyguy78

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 10:39 AM

So afther lurking an reading for a while, finely jumoed the hoop.

I`m going to make my own forms.


Ordered the first things yesterday, and will be adding tools and stuff in the week too come.


(sorrie for my poor english)




Hope these will do.









#2 Flyguy78

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Posted 05 January 2015 - 02:18 PM

Purchased a bit more today, wood, file, caliper gage, F-clamps and som dowels.
The bolts are nowhere to be found, so searching a little more.
The ordered dial indicator wil be in tomorrow.
Can`t wait to get started.


And just purchased a pillar drill machine for a bargain.


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Posted 06 January 2015 - 08:45 AM

Have fun Nol,  Take the time required before beginning to truly understand the goals of each step in the process.  Tom Penrose' site is a great place to start.  I really like the LAW design detailed there. 


I would recommend drilling the dowel holes very slightly undersized and finishing with a reamer for a slip fit. 


Here in the US the bolts are available nearly anywhere through either Constructions Bolts or Fastenal.  You may need to order an entire box of 50 or 100 though.

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#4 Flyguy78

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Posted 07 January 2015 - 04:32 AM

Thanks for the tips,


i have decided not to build my own planningforms. 

So i`m searching for some websites where i can order my forms, any tips wil be appreciated?





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Posted 07 January 2015 - 11:55 AM



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 04:27 PM

Bolts nowhere to be found? Every quality toolshop has them in store. I used M8 Allen bolts(pull) and set screws(push).


In Dutch:

Nergens bouten te vinden? Kijk eens bij de betere doe het zelf zaak. Ik heb M8 inbusbouten(trek) en stelbouten(druk) gebruikt



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