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PatrickR

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I posted one of these (second from the left) not long ago and decided to do a few more. time for break from these,
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but I have a few more colors to complete the set.
left to right - castelo, unknown, macassar ebony, unknown rosewood and snakewood.
 

PatrickR

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Bic to higher level, very nice job on these Patrick!! What is your set up for machining?
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This with a follow rest, necessary to keep the thin stock from deflecting.
the most challenging part is drilling a 9/64th hole 6” + long. After a number of trials I have found a system that works consistently By starting with short bits, keeping the tip of the bit near the jaws and drilling from both ends.
 
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