Tough Pliers

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created 18/11/13 09:00


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This is a mod of Jap's High Quality Nose Pliers. I really liked the design but they werent as tough as i wanted. I modified them:

1. Shrank the snap down slightly so the 2 halves would fit together without breaking.

2. made the handles fatter with a truss structure inside so they wont bend.

3. Braced the jaws so they are stronger.

4. Increased the size of the central joint.

5. Put a wide gripping area in the jaw for bigger objects.

Of course, they arent as strong as steel pliers, but they should be good for light duty use. I wanted them for handling fragile things made of plastic or wood.

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Snap together with a vise. If the fit is too tight you can scale one of the halves to make it fit better. Scale the socket side up or the plug side down. 1 percent increments should be good. I did most of the work is tinkercad. I changed the size of the hole in the socket side and the plug using Blender.

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Nov 18, 2013

  • Add file plug_side.stl
    By mirror at 09:00
  • Add file socket_side.stl
    By mirror at 09:00
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