How to Install New Backchecks With Wires

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How to Install New Backchecks With Wires
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Set up drill press with jig and backcheck holder..

Set up drill press with jig and backcheck holder..

2
Place key in jig.

Place key in jig.

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Place new backcheck in holder and align wire with hole in key. Make sure wire is vertical and not angled - wire will bend if not aligned properly.

Place new backcheck in holder and align wire with hole in key. Make sure wire is vertical and not angled - wire will bend if not aligned properly.

4
Press wire into key. Stop pressing when the backcheck is at the correct height. Set the drill press depth stop to this depth.

Press wire into key. Stop pressing when the backcheck is at the correct height. Set the drill press depth stop to this depth.

5
Release the press.

Release the press.

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Here is the procedure in action.

Here is the procedure in action.

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Finished installation. If the wire is loose in the hole. Inject thin CA glue at the base of the wire to tighten the fit of the wire in the wood.

Finished installation. If the wire is loose in the hole. Inject thin CA glue at the base of the wire to tighten the fit of the wire in the wood.

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