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Project by RockyMountaintCrafts posted 04-26-2019 05:19 PM 556 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well this is my first official post on this forum, but I’ve been a very long time observer of some pretty amazing projects you guys have made.

This is a carbide lathe tool I turned from some maple (with stainless steel ferrule), modeling it after a tool I saw at a local woodworking store. I put some rubber spray paint on the handle for grip and all in all I’m happy with the project (mostly because it works well as a tool which is the purpose).

Let me know if you guys have any helpful critiques on the tool or turned handle.





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pottz

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#1 posted 04-26-2019 05:45 PM

looks professionally done to me,nice work and welcome to umber jocks.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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moke

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#2 posted 04-26-2019 06:51 PM

Well done. It the bar from a pry bar? How did you mill it to accommodate the insert?

Thanks for showing!

-- Mike

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RockyMountaintCrafts

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#3 posted 04-26-2019 09:52 PM

Thank you, It is certainly not professional but has worked so I say it is a success. I forgot to mention I spend hours trying to figure out what to finish it wish and finally just picked polyurethane (with that rubber spray for the black portion).

It is a pry bar, good guess indeed! I cut it off with a hacksaw and filed down a platform then drilled and tapped the end. Sorry no milling involved, I’m a low class kinda woodworker ;)

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