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This is the first project i have made on my new lathe . It is a easy way to Use a die to make threads or chase them to clean them up.
The first picture is my new precision matthews 12 x 36 metal lathe and the 2nd picture is my new precision matthews pm30mv mil
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Picture #1 shows the turning of the main body of the die jig to 1'' Picture # 2 shows drilling the body all the way thru with a 1/2 inch drill .I...
The first and second picture show the knurling process. It took a few times to get it right .
1st picture shows the finished body and the metal stock i used . 2nd , 3rd and 4th picture shows the finished die assembly.
pic #1 shows the 3 support arms #2 Shows the knobs being polished #3 and #4 show the finished die jig video #1 shows the die jig in use chasing th...
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Cool tool. ~:- }
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