round file


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round file

[′rau̇nd ′fīl]
(design engineering)
A file having a circular cross section.
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The central hole can be cut with a fine-tooth saw, but careful use of a round file will be needed to precisely size the hole for a nice push-fit with the focuser tube.
The lynx, says Mitch Friedman of the Alliance, has been confined to "the black hole of the controversial species round file." Last March, U.S.
Before beginning, get these items together: ruler; round file; flat file; whetstone; masking tape; coffee stirrers; pencil; string; supply of single-edged razor blades or craft knife with disposable blades; candle or alcohol lamp; disposable paint brushes; mixing cups such as plastic pill cups; rod cradle (can be homemade); two-part epoxy; and a few well-used books (any subject).
"I don't need the aggravation," she said the other day, tossing most of the day's mail into the round file. In her case the round file isn't round.
Remember that most aren't even read - just tossed in the round file under the news clerk's desk.
Using the round file, file a small notch in the lip of the azalea pot (for the submersible-pump cord).
After bringing the workpiece to tolerance with a well-lubricated stone, they used a hard Arkansas flat file for the flats, and a hard Arkansas round file for the curves.
"We have requested new hearings by the planning commission on the mitigation measures so we can discuss those appropriate for broad application and those that are site specific and those that should go in the round file. When those are finished, we will have more of a sense of policy guidance," johnson said.
To be a deep-woods saw doctor, your basic tool assortment should include a chain-repair tool, 4 min allen wrench, 5 mm allen wrench, flat file, 7/32 round file, 3/16 round file, 5/32 round file, 13-21 mm combination wrench-scrcwdriver, 19-21 mm combination wrench-screwdriver, bent-jaw needle-nose pliers; saw-chain repair parts, spare sparkplug, universal piston stop, carburetor screwdriver with built-in magnet, bar-groove cleaning tool, raker filing gauge, spare screw assortment; sparkplug gap gauge, spare starter rope.
I've been in gun shops that had a rack of catalogs and seen customers go down the line and take one of each and wondered how many of those would actually get read and how many would simply end up in the round file.
* 2-12" long 5/16" or 3/8" wood dowels (used for the drum sticks) * colored duct tape--the author used brown, red, and yellow duct tape * 3' to 5' of colored webbing or clothesline rope (for drum strap) * electric blow dryer (optional) * You will also need sandpaper and a small, round file to form the ends of the wood dowels to make the drum sticks.