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Old-Biker-UK
14th Nov 2009, 10:43 AM
Been meaning to have ago at this for some time, looks easier than it is.......
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/remark/pages/hobbies/ornamental/turnersteps1d.jpg
Made in Boxwood, stands 4" high & has 25 steps.
For this first attempt I marked out a cylinder (10 divisions), set up eccentric in a big 4 jaw chuck, cut to step diameter with sharp 1/8" parting tool, adjusting the work in the chuck by hand to the next division for the next cut.
If I make another I will finish the ends first! & make up indexable jam chucks.
Nothing like having a go at something to learn how to do it better......

Mark

corbs
14th Nov 2009, 12:28 PM
That is seriously cool:2tsup:

The only way I could do that is with a bunch of disks glued together:-

Ozkaban
20th Nov 2009, 11:01 AM
looks easier than it is.......

Dunno about that - looks bloody difficult to me! Trying to get all of that the same diamater and thickness of each bit would be a nightmare!

Thanks for sharing - looks great.

Cheers,
Dave

masoth
20th Nov 2009, 11:13 AM
" ........ looks easier than it is.

I don't think so! I'm with corbs - "The only way I could do that is with a bunch of disks glued together", and then I'd likely get the balance wrong.
You've done a good job.:2tsup:

soth

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