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The TAB Guide to DIY Welding : Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists by Jackson Morley

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CHAPTER 19

 

Fireplace Log Holder

For this project, you’re going to build a heavy-duty fireplace log holder in a modern style (shown in Figure 19.1). This project again will introduce a type of jig and provide practice at making multiples of one piece.

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FIGURE 19.1 Fireplace log holder.

What You Need

• 10-gauge sheet metal for the jig

• 1-in flat stock and image-in square stock or similar, also for the jig

• ½-in round stock

• Hand tools

• A grinder

• A torch with a rosebud tip

• A metal–inert gas (MIG) welder

Instructions

1. There are two options for ...

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