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Building the frame of a bicycle, starting with just a pile of tubes.

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How do I calculate the diameter of a chainring from the number of teeth?

Simply knowing the number of teeth on a chainring can we determine an accurate diameter?
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Equipment needed for Frame-building?

Since misunderstood question here, a new question with narrow scope. So what are equipments need for frame-building?
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What would be the “definitive” formula to calculate chainstay length from sprocket size, chainring size and number of chain links?

Before I started to write this answer, I thoroughly read this question, its answers and comments: How do I calculate the diameter of a chainring from the number of teeth? So, my question tries to ...
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my first frame jig - a customized one - which addons and features to add?

i am currently workin on the Bicycle-Frame-Building-Jig that is designed by tanner W at Instructables https://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Frame-Building-Jig/ which bottom bracket assemblies ...
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Why offset the rear rim to the hub and not the hub in the frame?

I'm currently reading The Bicycle Wheel by Jobst Brandt, and I'm reading all of the issues with offsetting the rear rim toward the drive side of the hub... Asymmetry in a rear wheel built for a ...