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Step 6: Turn it Down

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Using the Gouge, turn the block of wood into a cylinder. Then use the flat tool (along with the gouge) to make a uniform cylinder that has a diameter of 11cm. If you don't have a caliper, you can use a c clamp with a ruler (that's what I used).

Once turned down, take your ruler and mark off a 14cm section; this will be the overall length of the LED. From the left of that section, mark off 2cm and 10cm.

See picture for what each part is for.
 
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cj86751 year ago
NEVER I MEAN NEVER WEAR GLOVES ON A LATHE!!!!!
If the glove got caught in the piece your turning it would snap your wrist and bring your whole arm into the lathe