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Chapter 2. Active Deskchop: > Assembly - Pg. 61

MAKE: PROJECTS Eccentric Cubicle The stop blocks need positioning pins, too. The pins have to be precisely square to both the stop block and the base plate. The diagram should give you an idea of what's needed. Philosophically, isn't it amazing how so much (accuracy) depends on literally nothing (your holes)? Context: gotta love it. The next step is technically a misuse of toolage. Live with it. Dig out your 1 / 4 -20 thread tap, and run it through each of the positioning pin holes you just drilled. According to standard woodworking practice, you are not supposed to use machine taps in wood, but in this case, it's a perfectly valid way to ensure a solid fit for the 1 1 / 2 " threaded rod pieces you cut about two hours ago. It's like Lego with movable pegs. Grok the concept, kids! Anyway, you're done. Now play with it and see how it functions. Orientation of the T-nuts in relation to the force vectors is important (as shown, although it oughta be apparent). [Figure N2.11] You can begin modding at your convenience. [Figure N2.12] Figure N2.10: Using the pegboard as a template. Figure N2.11 : It's important which side the T-nuts go on. 50