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Old 10-08-2017, 04:18 PM   #31 (permalink)
 
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Yes wood is moving, so you do have to choose your blank having that in mind. I agree with Patrick, before threading wood, giving a try on acrylic with regular taps is not a bad idea.


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Pierre, s'il vous plait ... can you show us a photo of your equipment configured for cutting threads?
My jig is made of scrap, so it's a little scrappy and I'm afraid a pic would not be really clear. Here is one found on the Net, the same idea.


Mine has lead screws of different pitches. The limit of this machine is the threaded bars I can find. On the other hand, unlike taps and dies, I can thread any diameter I want. The main difference with the photo is that I use a XY vice for convenience: reproduction is easier, and above all I can make double, triple, quintuple threads or whatever I like.
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My jig is made of scrap, so it's a little scrappy and I'm afraid a pic would not be really clear. Here is one found on the Net, the same idea. ..........
Mine has lead screws of different pitches. The limit of this machine is the threaded bars I can find. On the other hand, unlike taps and dies, I can thread any diameter I want. The main difference with the photo is that I use a XY vice for convenience: reproduction is easier, and above all I can make double, triple, quintuple threads or whatever I like.
That's like the jig I was thinking of, it looks like an earlier version of THIS ONE.

But your home-made one sounds much more useful for pen making -- multi-start threading is a great advantage
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That's like the jig I was thinking of, it looks like an earlier version of THIS ONE.
But your home-made one sounds much more useful for pen making -- multi-start threading is a great advantage
Sure, and the jig you pointed out only threads 16 tpi... too big.
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That's like the jig I was thinking of, it looks like an earlier version of THIS ONE.
But your home-made one sounds much more useful for pen making -- multi-start threading is a great advantage
Sure, and the jig you pointed out only threads 16 tpi... too big.
You can make them 3 or 4 start
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Ok so just to give you guys an update, Iíve ordered the book mentioned above and Iím going to try one of the projects there. Iíve ordered the Beall chuck, drill bits , a die holder and pin chuck from Rick , a 10Mx1 Tap and die , 1/2-28 tap and die, and a tap guide and I already have a drill chuck . Now I have couple questions Iím trying to order el grande nib from Berea but I donít know which one to get. They have the medium for $4 and the broad for $8 , which one should I get ? Also the book calls for a ďTĒ drill bit forgive my ignorance but where do I get that? I search amazon and no luck. And lastly where can I order some blanks for practice? I looked on eBay and very few options came up.


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Ok so just to give you guys an update, Iíve ordered the book mentioned above and Iím going to try one of the projects there. Iíve ordered the Beall chuck, drill bits , a die holder and pin chuck from Rick , a 10Mx1 Tap and die , 1/2-28 tap and die, and a tap guide and I already have a drill chuck . Now I have couple questions Iím trying to order el grande nib from Berea but I donít know which one to get. They have the medium for $4 and the broad for $8 , which one should I get ? Also the book calls for a ďTĒ drill bit forgive my ignorance but where do I get that? I search amazon and no luck. And lastly where can I order some blanks for practice? I looked on eBay and very few options came up.


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To make your life easy I’d recommend buying some Japanese Ebonite from Vermont freehand or some round acrylic rod from him. Buying round will make life easier at first than turning square round.
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