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Sliding Joint Maker

Cut tubing and fit into brass wind instrument sliding joints.

What does a Sliding Joint Maker do?

Cuts tubing, solders tubes together, and fits into brass wind instrument sliding joints: Sets length gauge of table saw, and cuts tubes to length. Secures tubes in chuck of turning lathe, and works handtools against tube ends to bevel, burr, and ream tubes. Solders tubes, braces, and attachments together and assembles joints, using mallet.