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    two new ribbed box's

    hello folks

    here are todays efforts- the yew one is 5" long by 2 1/4" diameter and had a tight "squeak" fit, the african blackwood is 4" long by 2" wide and has a 20tpi thread.







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    George those are a couple of beauties. How did you thread the one box? Was it by hand or with another lathe?
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    thanks bernie -it was hand chased.

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    Gee... I like those alien eggs... They are great!!!
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    Thanks George.
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    Quote Originally Posted by George Watkins View Post
    thanks bernie -it was hand chased.
    I'm impressed. I've done threads on a metal lathe by linking the feed to the spindle but I can't fathom doing it by hand. I'd love to see that done.
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