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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-23-2004, 02:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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Tube notching methods?

What are the best ways to notch round tubing for making joints with other round tubing? I have access to a drill press, angle grinder and band saw. I want to make accurate tight fitting joints to practice my tigging on. I tried the two cuts at 45 degrees using the bandsaw, but made many errors in making the two cuts.


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Re: Tube notching methods?

I went down this path recently. This thread has some good info. tube
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Re: Tube notching methods?

I use a notcher from Harbor Tools - uses a hole saw.
And I also use a nibbler type - from Lo Bucks Tools. Also good - very fast.

I find it's always necessary to dress the ends up a little anyway. For that I use a 4" grinder, and an air die grinder.
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