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    Actually, I thought it was a practical thread.. A...

    Actually, I thought it was a practical thread.. A common challenge we have in engineering is specifying mechanical tolerances that are unachievable by the target manufacturing processes.

    Clearly...
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    It would have been interesting... I:A

    It would have been interesting... I:A
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    Clay Pipe in the woods!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btAwO_JEpAU
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    We don't allow personal insults here... Re-read...

    We don't allow personal insults here... Re-read the rules.
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    One can build a rock cylinder by simply taking a...

    One can build a rock cylinder by simply taking a large rock and tapping on it for days with smaller rocks to hollow it out. Also, one could find clay, build a fire and form a pipe from hand or around...
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    If you examine manufacturing methods used by...

    If you examine manufacturing methods used by American pioneers in build log cabins, you will find they used clay/mud to seal the gaps in the wall logs. This is because building a tight tolerance...
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    What? I think I would be more interested on that...

    What? I think I would be more interested on that island in making a spear, collecting water, food and finding/building shelter and none of these will require accuracy of 0.1 mm. I have no idea why I...
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    If you can't define it in writing then you don't...

    If you can't define it in writing then you don't know what you want...
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    There's the rub... In sheet metal, weldments,...

    There's the rub... In sheet metal, weldments, etc... measuring and fabrication in often done to tape measure increments. I think one could be repeatable and measurable to .125' - .250" using natural...
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    Ok, do you want to control form, size, distance,...

    Ok, do you want to control form, size, distance, location, repeatability...

    Again - why no tools method?
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    Ok, so why would you want to build Why...

    Ok, so why would you want to build



    Why avoid modern tools?

    0.1 mm is less than .004"...
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