Step 1: My New Lathe and Mill
Step 2: Tap and Die Plans
Step 3: Turning the Main Body of the Die Jig
Picture # 2 shows drilling the body all the way thru with a 1/2 inch drill .I then bored the end to 13/16 x3/8 deep for the die to be inserted.
Step 4: Knurling
Step 5: Finished Main Body
2nd , 3rd and 4th picture shows the finished die assembly.
Step 6: Support Arms With Knobs Plan
Step 7: 3 Handles and Knobs
#2 Shows the knobs being polished
#3 and #4 show the finished die jig
video #1 shows the die jig in use chasing threads on the lathe
video #2 shows a ball turner i made making the knobs for the die jig