Grommet's Leathercraft

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Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby TaylorSteiner » Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:51 pm

https://youtu.be/LJBlMmvvHm8
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby theowl » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:55 pm

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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Iodo » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:14 pm

Thanks for the link to the video, the demo of the pouch fastening is interesting, and that camp chair is really clever, I wouldn't mind some more info on what's between the three bolts that hold the wood in place?
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby TaylorSteiner » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:55 pm

The bolts seem to be welded at the center.
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby theowl » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:36 am

For my personal stool I had a local welding shop spot weld 3 bolts together. Tandy started offering these ones a year or so ago which definitely made making Taylors a lot easier.
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Iodo » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:55 am

Welded together, nice, thanks for that info :P
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Iodo » Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:00 am

That's a bit pricey for 3 bolts welded together, although the curved washers are a nice touch, thanks for the link
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby theowl » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:40 pm

You don't want to know what I paid to have the guy weld 3 bolts together.. :!:
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Peter Remling » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:26 am

I can't help but think if you took three eyebolts, opened the eye of one passed it though the other eyes of the other two and then closed it would work just as well and be a lot cheaper. Next time I swing by Lowes or Home Depot, I'll test it out.
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Iodo » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:22 am

theowl wrote:You don't want to know what I paid to have the guy weld 3 bolts together.. :!:

I can weld so I don't need to worry

Peter Remling wrote:I can't help but think if you took three eyebolts, opened the eye of one passed it though the other eyes of the other two and then closed it would work just as well and be a lot cheaper. Next time I swing by Lowes or Home Depot, I'll test it out.

Nice idea :P
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby theowl » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:30 am

Peter Remling wrote:I can't help but think if you took three eyebolts, opened the eye of one passed it though the other eyes of the other two and then closed it would work just as well and be a lot cheaper. Next time I swing by Lowes or Home Depot, I'll test it out.

Not a bad idea. I'm curious how the spacing and the bolts not being fixed would affect the the leg movement.
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby theowl » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:00 am

Iodo wrote:I can weld so I don't need to worry


Want to make me some tri-bolts?
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Peter Remling » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:50 am

theowl wrote:
Peter Remling wrote:I can't help but think if you took three eyebolts, opened the eye of one passed it though the other eyes of the other two and then closed it would work just as well and be a lot cheaper. Next time I swing by Lowes or Home Depot, I'll test it out.

Not a bad idea. I'm curious how the spacing and the bolts not being fixed would affect the the leg movement.



Once the top is contained by the leather saddle and the bottom of the tripod is on or in the ground there should be very little movement. I'll move this up on the priority list and we'll find out.

For those who want one but with a more traditional feel, take/forge three pieces of metal into straight rods. Form the eyes, loop two through the third and using a washed peen them through the wood legs.
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Re: Grommet's Leathercraft

Postby Iodo » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:09 pm

theowl wrote:
Iodo wrote:I can weld so I don't need to worry


Want to make me some tri-bolts?

I would If I were closer to you, it would cost more to ship them out to you than they are on tandy
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