Originally Posted by CadMan
Ok I was talking to a guy this morning at work and he said a lot of the old timers he worked with said that in the "old days" they would not drill a hole for a rivet that they could "draw a rivet" by placing the 2 pieces of metal together and tapping around the rivet then with one solid hit with the hammer set the rivet.
I'd have to see it done to belive it. Anybody hear of this?
I use to make gaskets for car parts kind of like what U are talking bout. Never did it with the tinner's rivet but it sounds like it could work but would take too long to do.
P.S. U would probably have to use a rivet set , right??