Tubing cutter

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This will be a short article on how to make a brass tubing cutter.  Either a power tool like a table saw or a bandsaw, or even a hand hacksaw can be used to cut brass tubing.

You will need a piece of square blank stock that is at least twice as wide as the tubing to be cut and about 3" (75mm) long.  A piece of square stock works well for larger tubes.

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As shown, you will need to create two saw kerfs. 



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Here you can see that the hole is toward the bottom of the stock and closer to the lengthwise saw kerf.