Whip finish tool modification
By Simon Young
Does your whip finish tool fight back or the thread get stuck or fly off at that vital moment?
Then follow these 3 simple steps to tame it!
1st You need to cut back the overlong tail on the sprung arm and taper the resulting stub to a fine point with either a hook hone or wet n dry paper.
2nd Bend that arm so it is nearer to a right angle to the handle,this increases the tension on the tying thread during the whip finish process.
3rd Put a fine taper on the hooked end of the main shaft using the same method as No.1
Job done! Now that was easy!
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