Originally Posted by Sue and Henry
Ah. I'll bet that's it. I figured I needed stainless steel. Maybe I'll switch out for aluminium.
Hand riveting stainless steel larger than 1/8" diameter is going to be difficult to pull with a hand riveter.
But don't forget you can rent power tools. The advantage to that is you know you need to work quickly and get them all done in one short session to minimize your rental fee