[sdiy] Wood working cv jacks!?

blacet at blacet.com blacet at blacet.com
Tue Nov 11 23:03:37 CET 2014


There are wood boring bits that have a flat square face with a small tip
for starting and centering the hole. A common hardware store item. Not
sure what they call them---chisel tips maybe?


> 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
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> [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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