Step 2: Assemble Jig

Step 1: Harvest Your Bamboo (if you want to) | Step 3: Install Lugs & Dropouts


8 Steps, ~1 hour

Goal: Lay out your Blueprint on the MDF Board, and position your Jig components.

Materials: • Blueprint • 2′x4′ x 3/4″ MDF Board • Painters Tape • Drill • 1/4″ bit • 3/8″ bit • Screwdriver • 2 Adjustable Wrenches • Bottom Bracket Assembly • Dropout Assembly • Seat Tube Assembly • Head Tube Assembly


2.1 Assemble Jig | Introduction


2.2 Assemble Jig | Tape Blueprint To MDF Board


2.3 Assemble Jig | Drill Template Holes

• Make sure to drill precise holes. Drill all the way through the MDF board, and clean up any shavings caught between your board and paper.


2.4 Assemble Jig | Secure Seat & Head Tube Cradle


2.5 Assemble Jig | Secure Bottom Bracket & Dropout Holders


Note: In this video Piper mentions 1/4″ holes for the Bottom Bracket Assembly and the Dropout Assembly. Please note that you are actually drilling 3/8″ holes.



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Step 1: Harvest Your Bamboo (if you want to) | Step 3: Install Lugs & Dropouts