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Project by socrbent posted 04-03-2020 11:59 PM 463 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pandemic Project #2 – Cut up a bunch of scraps into 3/4”x3/4’x6” pieces and glued up many into some different combinations. Ordered a 5.25” long 5/32” drill bit. Made a jig (photo 3) to hold blanks while drilling a 5” deep hole in each blank. Turned them on lathe and finished with Beal Buffing system. The ink cartridge from a Bic pen fits nicely. Need to buy another batch of Bic pens.

-- socrbent Ohio





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#1 posted 04-04-2020 12:13 AM

That’s quite a variety of pens! Nice jig for the drill press too.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 04-04-2020 02:00 PM

Thanks John

-- socrbent Ohio

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#3 posted 04-04-2020 05:24 PM

Great project, jig and way to go with the use of the bic pins. I would have never though of that.
I don’t have a lathe but now I wish I did.

I can see you put a lot of though and work in the scrap wood glue up.

-- James E McIntyre

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