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Forum: Framebuilders

Thinking about a custom frame? Lugged vs Fillet Brazed. Different Frame materials? Newvex or Pacenti Lugs? why get a custom Road, Mountain, or Track Frame? Got a question about framebuilding? Lets discuss framebuilding at it's finest.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Show us your builds

    Started by Allen, 10-24-09 03:51 PM
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 301
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    08-21-14, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to build a lugged steel frame, with pics

    Started by Cassave, 03-20-08 12:18 PM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 277
    • Views: 154,776
    02-14-14, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Building a Mixte

    Started by Cassave, 03-22-10 10:03 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 31,753
    03-30-14, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Framebuilder's Market Place

    Started by Allen, 03-30-10 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 15,173
    05-07-14, 01:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Framebuilding Suppliers

    Started by mudboy, 10-15-11 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 8,523
    10-29-13, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Former Framebuilding Sticky threads

    Started by Allen, 03-30-10 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-30-10, 07:49 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 3,257
    06-23-14, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  1. Bamboo Bike Problems

    Started by aprhockey, 11-21-11 10:04 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,418
    10-10-13, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  2. Bamboo bike - finally doing it

    Started by JonnyHK, 05-29-14 05:27 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,801
    08-29-14, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  3. Frame geo/design curiosity ???'s

    Started by thook, 12-10-13 06:28 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 881
    12-13-13, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  4. Wooden Bicycle - Need Help Picking Components

    Started by minorhero, 02-08-14 07:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 32
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    03-27-14, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Making wooden fenders

    Started by tuz, 03-26-14 08:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,701
    tuz
    06-02-14, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  6. Frame Weight Question

    Started by DaveLeeNC, 05-16-14 04:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,378
    05-24-14, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  7. 1st frame - tips for the future?

    Started by lesterparker, 02-01-14 11:55 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,015
    02-04-14, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  8. opinions on frame geometry

    Started by holmund, 06-07-14 09:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,284
    08-23-14, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  9. Fuji S-12 needs a dropout

    Started by IknowURider, 01-01-14 05:35 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 551
    01-05-14, 05:42 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,176
    11-19-13, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  10. Does mixing frame materials mean poor handling?

    Started by hammerinbb, 08-17-14 07:44 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 731
    08-22-14, 02:19 AM Go to last post
  11. Integrated Racks

    Started by Brennan, 07-10-14 08:59 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 888
    07-16-14, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  12. Stripping carbon?

    Started by Kimmo, 01-11-14 03:39 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 738
    01-20-14, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  13. Source for Boom Tubes???

    Started by ksisler, 01-31-13 06:36 AM
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    • Replies: 25
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    tuz
    01-11-14, 07:35 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 987
    01-08-14, 11:11 PM Go to last post
  14. Measuring the cut

    Started by rjtedge, 09-16-13 11:47 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,252
    10-13-13, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  15. Reynolds 725 Tubing. Quality stuff?

    Started by aprieto28, 02-05-14 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,644
    02-11-14, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Converting a threadless fork to threaded

    Started by Barrettscv, 10-10-13 08:10 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 922
    10-26-13, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  17. TIGed alloy road forks?

    Started by Kimmo, 01-07-14 04:44 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 738
    01-14-14, 02:15 AM Go to last post
  18. Homemade Trials Frame (pics)

    Started by PistaRider311, 03-24-11 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,637
    08-07-14, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  19. some 6061 projects.

    Started by ftwelder, 10-19-13 05:51 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    12-10-13, 03:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,230
    12-09-13, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  20. cracked downtube on my '88 trek 520

    Started by slyde56, 09-05-13 12:06 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,124
    11-30-13, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  21. Teaching myself to build a frame

    Started by theery, 02-15-14 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,282
    02-27-14, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  22. Top Tube fit tight, need some advise

    Started by bill meyer, 11-15-13 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 613
    11-29-13, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  23. Too much rust to repair or remove?

    Started by wernst, 06-18-13 10:50 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,123
    09-11-13, 02:33 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 912
    03-11-14, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  24. braze-ons for caliper and disc brakes?

    Started by yugyug, 05-17-14 12:26 AM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 992
    07-06-14, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  25. How to grind tube miter joints?

    Started by jawnn, 11-27-13 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,162
    12-10-13, 09:24 PM Go to last post
  26. Internal rust! HELP????

    Started by goatfish, 12-13-13 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 829
    01-19-14, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  27. HVLP Sprayer

    Started by werwer2012, 12-19-13 05:00 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 864
    03-08-14, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  28. Fillet brazed 29er.

    Started by Dave Kirk, 02-21-14 07:42 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,118
    04-22-14, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  29. Insurance for Framebuilders

    Started by lesterparker, 02-04-14 05:32 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 714
    02-17-14, 10:13 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 946
    08-27-14, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  30. Dangerously unstable?

    Started by Sekhem, 09-09-13 09:25 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 939
    09-16-13, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  31. Curvature in downtube - repairable?

    Started by xnetter, 12-27-13 08:30 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 334
    12-28-13, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  32. Builders insurance.

    Started by snowscaper, 08-11-13 02:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,196
    11-04-13, 12:25 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 542
    12-17-13, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  33. Looking for somebody to align a steel fork

    Started by avzay66, 03-14-14 07:09 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 639
    03-19-14, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  34. Kickstand Plate?

    Started by sannerbikes700, 10-27-13 07:09 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 955
    11-03-13, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  35. Fillet brazed head tube

    Started by waterlaz, 04-19-14 04:44 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,444
    06-21-14, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  36. Frame failure. Not enough brass?

    Started by adrapp, 08-28-13 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 971
    09-02-13, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  37. MIG Welding A Frame

    Started by PistaRider311, 03-24-10 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,156
    08-08-14, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  38. Possible lug materials?

    Started by MrkiMedo, 09-18-13 04:05 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 715
    10-03-13, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  39. I've been building this

    Started by sjofels, 04-10-14 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,672
    tuz
    07-02-14, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  40. Best way to clean frame/flux?

    Started by NICBIKE, 03-01-14 11:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    03-04-14, 10:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
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    05-11-14, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 486
    11-20-13, 04:33 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,184
    09-12-13, 12:11 PM Go to last post

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