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It turned out really ugly—it ended up lumpy and the rivets were completely smashed, but I don’t regret doing it.
She came with an easy smile into the little group, and immediately her magnetic presence seemed to rivet all attention.
With medium or moderately hard steel all rivet holes should be drilled, or punched ⅛ in.
This process of forming the second head on the rivet is known as riveting, and may be done by hand-hammering or by a machine.
The conical head has a diameter twice and a height three quarters of the rivet diameter.
The greatest diameter of the pan head is about 1·6, and its height ·7 of the rivet diameter.
The greatest diameter of the countersunk head may be one and a half, and its depth a half of the diameter of the rivet.
The diameter of the rivet in each case to be 11⁄8 inches, and the thickness of the plates 7⁄8 inch.
Raf could see nothing to so rivet their attention but a series of scuffed marks in the dust which covered the floor.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Rivet the iron and brass pieces together with a small brass rivet in the hole A, Fig. 2.

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