Kevin Reid
  • Member for 3 years, 6 months
  • Last seen this week
What is this tool (looking like half a birds beak on a shaft with a handle) for?
Accepted answer
7 votes

This looks like a bearing scraper, used for finishing the inside of soft metal bearings, such as Babbitt bearings which are made by pouring liquid metal directly around the shaft they will support, ...

View answer
How can I secure stiff fabric to wood without risking ripping and without adhesives?
1 votes

Instead of adding any holes or other fittings to the fabric, you could design the brackets to clamp the fabric, along its entire width. That way, there is no localized stress on the fabric, and you ...

View answer