The open jaw makes these tongs ideal for grabbing metal with a bulky end that would get in the way with other styles of tongs.  They can be made to fit round, square, and rectangular material.


Difficulty Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Tools Required: Vise, Hot Chisel, Hammer, Drill or Hot Punch

Helpful Tools: Rivet Bucking/Heading Tool


Rapid Bolt Tongs are made from 5/16" thick mild steel. The jaws are 3" long x 1-3/4" wide and the reins are 12" long.


Includes two Rapid Bolt Tong blanks (to make one pair), one 1/4" x 1" rivet, and an instructional page.

Ken's Custom Iron | Rapid Bolt Tongs