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Home Hardware Site Tips #14: How to cut a bolt on site when you don’t have a vise (VIDEO)

A drill driver is a handy vise - or, if you wish, a lathe - when you need to cut a hard-to-hold bolt

In our latest issue of SITE TIPS, Rob Koci demonstrates how to cut a bolt with a hacksaw when you don’t have a vise handy.

It seems obvious when you watch this video, but it’s a handy tip to know.

A drill driver can be used as a vise – or more like a lathe.


Also in this video, Rob shows how to use clamps to assemble hard-to-hold vertical members for cross pieces.

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