ChrisTropea
ChrisTropea Associate Editor
9/27/22 3:07 p.m.

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Before you start fabricating all those bits and brackets, how about learning some basic concepts first?

Here are five of our favorite fabrication tips and tricks to make your project a success.

Presented by CRC Industries.

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rdstr
rdstr New Reader
9/28/22 11:43 a.m.

If possible a punched hole is more accurate both in diameter & location

Kubotai
Kubotai New Reader
9/28/22 12:41 p.m.

An addition to Tip #3:  Step drills are wonderful for this (if the material you're working with isn't too thick).

BirkinGeorge
BirkinGeorge New Reader
9/29/22 10:44 a.m.

Remember, a clean shop is a safe shop. One thing I TRY to do is always put tools back where they belong after every job or the end of the day.

Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
9/29/22 1:23 p.m.

In reply to Kubotai :

Good advice. Thanks for commenting.

 

Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
9/29/22 1:23 p.m.

In reply to BirkinGeorge :

I drive my team nuts by constantly putting stuff away.

JoeKelly
JoeKelly
1/2/23 7:31 p.m.

don't try going small hole to large with copper and brass as the drill will grab

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