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This is a small quick project I use in my after school Engineering club for Yr9 students (13year olds). As with all my instructables its achievable by all and results in a quality ...
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Put your work piece (Ø12mm aluminium rod) into the lathe chuck You should have approximately 50mm sticking out the chuck You must never leave the chuck key in ...
• Centre drill the end
• Drill Ø4mm x 15mm deep
Sand outer surface Be very careful not to touch the spinning chuck with your fingers
Set the cutting tool to the correct angle Decide where the first groove will be Advance the tool forward to create the first cut, it should be approximately ...
Set the parting off tool to exactly 900 Part off
Set the parting off tool to 450 Create a chamfer on both ends
Decide how long you want the cable to be (mine was 80mm) Use wire cutters to cut cable
Mix a pea sized blob of epoxy resin and carefully put into the hole Fold the cable over and put the ends into the hole
Roll on the o-rings Enjoy :)
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