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Steps

Step #1: Prepare the horizontal members.

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CEB Main Frame: U-Channel Prep
  • Mark the holes in the horizontal members as shown in the diagram. Center punch them.
  • DON'T PUNCH THEM! They will be mag-drilled in a later guide.

Step #2: Prepare the drawer members.

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  • Mark and center punch the 4 holes on the face of the U-channel.
  • DON'T PUNCH THEM! They will be mag-drilled later
  • Torch holes for 3/4" drawer adjustment bolts as shown in the diagram.
  • Grind away the slag.

Step #3:

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  • Weld 3/4" nuts to the outside of the U channel where the holes are torched.
  • Weld it with a bolt coming thru the other side so it protects the threads and so you know the nut won't get off center.
  • Grind away any spatter between the bolts.
  • Make (4) 3/4" x 3.5" bolts using 3.75" threaded rod and steel nuts. See Making Bolts.
  • Thread the bolts through the nuts and thread another nut on top as shown.

Step #4: Prepare the vertical members.

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  • Punch the holes as shown. The diameters are 3/4".
  • Torch the roller slots as shown.
  • Insure a 1/2" bolt goes thru it.
  • Grind away the slag.
  • Weld the the thin cylinder support nuts, taking care to protect the threads.