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Making parts #3: Final Step = making donuts

02-29-2020 11:07 PM by Dan Krager | 6 comments »

The final step in this project is well underway. It involves drilling and tapping the hole to match the nibs, and then slicing off the nuts from hex stock. Pretty straightforward. One side of the nut is ever so slightly rounded (edges eased) while the other side is flat. Makes for a nice looking finished nut when installed, I hope. The parting tool is working perfectly, leaving a nice flat back with a tiny burr where it breaks into the thread. It is easily removed with a chamfer tool and touched up with the tap. Six down, six to go. DanK

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