[sdiy] Wood working cv jacks!?

Dave Magnuson abide at dmdrafting.com
Tue Nov 11 22:57:02 CET 2014


Hi Dan,

Forstner bits would be best - they have a "square" cutting face rather than
a tapered cone.  Take a peek on google, you'll find tons

Dave



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[mailto:synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl] On Behalf Of Dan Snazelle
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 4:15 PM
To: Oren Leavitt
Cc: Synth-diy at synth-diy.org
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Wood working cv jacks!?

Wow thanks everyone!!! 

I'm gonna look into some of these great ideas!!


Is counter boring something I might already have the bits for? Or is it a
special attachment? 


Thanks 

Sent from my iPhone

> On Nov 11, 2014, at 3:39 PM, "Oren Leavitt" <obl64 at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>> On 11/11/2014 12:04 PM, Dan Snazelle wrote:
>> Recently I have been working with a custom wood shop for some custom Xmas
stuff
>> 
>> 
>> The boxes are great for gtr stuff BUT don't go thin enough for cv jacks
>> 
>> As he doesn't recommend making panel faces less than 1/4" thick or
thicker for controls on a wooden box
>> 
>> 
>>  kobiconn shafts are very small!!!
>> 
>> So anyone know of 1/8" jacks avail at mouser with bigger shafts?
>> 
>> Or bigger body style  ??
>> 
>> 
>> Thnx
> 
> Another idea if the counter bore or metal panel options don't work out, is
to thread an inline 1/8 jack in from the front.
> 
> - Oren
> 
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