Introduction: Locking Canvas Plier

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Make a locking canvas plier to strech painting canvas and other fabrics.

Step 1: Buy a Locking Plier

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First buy a locking plier.
these can be found in any hardware store might also be called welding plier.

Step 2: Modify

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Cut four pices of 8 mm thick flat steel bar in roughly 4, 2 and 8 cm long parts.
Weld these to the locking plier in as the image shows.

Step 3: Strech Canvas

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Use the tab on the plier to lock it while holding the canvas.
Strech the canvas and release.


seamster (author)2015-08-17

These look useful!

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