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  • Washers for 1/4" axles

    For those of you who make, or want to make wheeled toys.

    The common wood axles supplied for wheels with 1/4" holes are actually 7/32". If, like me, you want use a washer behind the wheel you may find 7/32" washers to be hard to find. A 1/4" will work, but it is a bit loose. A 6 mm washer is exactly the size needed and most of the big box home centers will carry them.

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    I have been using plastic, recycled from water jugs(1 gallon). Either as a washer or as a shim for spacing. Just something to chew on.

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