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Sometimes you want something easier to grip than a “wing-nut”, but smaller than a regular threaded knob. I made these “Finger Nuts” at the TechShop, www.techshop.ws, from ¼ ...
Laser cut equal number of discs and nut holders.
Depending on how many you are making, assemble the parts onto a ¼-20 bolt or suitable length of ¼-20 all-thread in the following order: nut, washer, disc, nut, ...
Barely tighten each nut. Use a drop of water thin Plexiglas cement at each disc/nut holder joint. The thin cement will be drawn between the disc and nut ...
Take the nuts and glued-up parts off the bolt or all-thread. Place the glued discs and nut holders, with the nut recess up. on a piece of wax ...
In use, the disc side goes toward the piece being held, so that the nut is trapped.
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