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A bench pin is a customize-able, consumable multi-tool which can be clamped to any work surface to support small work for precise operations. Sawing, drilling, filing, sanding, gluing, ...
As you can see from the photo, this is a pretty simple operation. You'll want to cut/gouge/shape your bench pin to accommodate different projects along the way, so ...
I'm showing the finished layout first, so you get an idea of the shape we're after. The triangle in the front will be cut out as a wedge, ...
Bring your work to the band saw. Make sure the blade and motor speed are appropriate for your material (If you're working in a shared space like Techshop, ...
Tapering our rounding the fingers of your bench pin makes it more versatile; you can use the fingers to wedge in or around parts for work-holding (great for ...
That there's one fine, functional bench pin. Clamp it down so it's firm. File a channel across one finger to hold a piece of rod you're sanding. Saw ...
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