Metalwork mallets

large diameter heads & long reach heads in double wedge, round & flat
knoba - metalwork mallets

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Heads are home grown & seasoned holly, wedges are mahogany & handles are beech.
knoba - metalwork mallets

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Handles turned from old table legs, spoke shaved ovoid, danish oiled and burnished smooth with 00 wire wool.
knoba - metalwork mallets

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Added extra weight with heated and shrunk rings
knoba - metalwork mallets

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3 smaller mallets, beech dowel handles, holly heads.
knoba - metalwork mallets

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All heads danish oil soaked in poly bag, finish left on heads
knoba - metalwork mallets

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knoba - metalwork mallets

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knoba - metalwork mallets

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Materials:
Large heads: 2 x 125x50 mm o/d (5"x2" o/d) holly
Long reach heads: 2 x 180x40 mm o/d (7"x1 1/2" o/d) holly
Small heads: 3 x 100x32 mm o/d (4"x1 1/4" o/d) holly
Large head handles: 2 x 280x40 mm o/d (11"x1 1/2" o/d) beech
Long reach head handles: 2 x 325x40 mm o/d (12 1/4"x1 1/2" o/d) beech
Small head handles: 3 x 330x15 mm o/d (13"x19/32" o/d) beech
Danish oil
00 Wire wool

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Wood-database.com – holly & beech

Colron – refined danish oil

Liberon – steel wool

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Wood seasoning rack

North facing, sheltered from; light, heat, rain & infestation.
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Rack is made from recycled; forklift pallet, aluminium chairs, twin wall polycarbonate. 316 stainless wire (new). Ground below good for spalting.
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I make my own log sealer from old water based interior emulsion & PVA glue.
knoba - wood seasoning rack

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Toothed drive centre

Sprung loaded silver steel single point captivated by m4 grub screw
knoba - toothed drive centre

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Arbor machined to fit one of my 5c lathe collets
knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba – Toothed drive centre – 2015.dxf (link below)
knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba – Toothed drive centre – 2015.dxf

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Gym mirror

Ionic order Greek styled columns with carved volutes
(Definition of NOSCE TE IPSUM – know thyself)
Gym mirror

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This homemade lathe setup gracefully accommodates the tapering of the original column shafts
Gym mirror

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Saddle on lower beam allows a router to do the fluting.
Gym mirror

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Gym mirror

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Gym mirror

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Triton – SJA 200 SuperJaws

Emir – Quality hand tools

Dewalt – DW729K Radial Arm Saw

Dewalt – DWS780 Mitre Saw

Bahco – Premium hand tools

Colron – Refined Finishing Wax

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Electro etch pen

Electro etch pen for id marking hardened steels & alloys
Electro etch pen

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knoba – Spur drive

Vintageprojects.com – Etching pen plans

Rapid Electronics – Electronic Components

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Wood turning fixture & rests

Lathe wood turning fixture & polished 304 stainless steel rests
Wood turning fixture & rests

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Wood turning fixture & rests

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Wood turning fixture & rests

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Wood turning fixture & rests

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Extended rest.
Wood turning fixture & rests

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Wood turning fixture & rests

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knoba – Radius keepers

knoba – Spur drive

Homemadetools.net

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Spur drive

Spur drive for wood-turning on lathe using collets
Spur drive

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Spur drive

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Mini spur drive
Spur drive

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