Step 5: Dishing Tool

Dishing tool used used with wheel on truing stand.
Tool is shown without person holding for clarity.
Alternate: use tool on bench laying wheel flat & measuring both sides.
Flat iron shown could be increased in width & thickness for more stability.
Good luck- I'm putting together some photo's together of a second truing device which is a console type rather then a bench type, in using this new one I find it comfortable to work with.<br>Look for it in the next couple of weeks.
Can i use a bike's fork too as a Truing stand?
Yes you can - I think there is an Instructable that shows a fork being used. Remember you need a caliper or equal to true the rim. <br>Good Luck. <br>Tony <br>I have built another truing stand I will post soon - it is a &quot;bench&quot; type (console) I find to be easier to perform the truing &amp; dishing procedures.
Yeah now that i read your idea. I'll build one for myself because i'm a big fan of bicycles and tools.

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