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Spinning wheel #11: Making the Bobbin

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Blog entry by Alongiron posted 08-26-2016 06:55 PM 423 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 10: Tapered pegs today Part 11 of Spinning wheel series Part 12: Spindle Shaft complete »

If my name was Jim and I lived in Michigan, this would be the easy part but my name is Steve and I live in Indiana!!

First thing is to drill a 5/16” centered hole through a 6” square piece of Cherry and turn it to 3/4 inch.

Next up is to drill a 3/4” hole in the center of 2 pieces of Cherry and rough them out on the bandsaw

After I slid them into the wood shaft and let the glue dry, I remounted it on my lathe and turned it all to rough size.

Finally I turned it to finished dimensions.

Here is the finished piece after I have trimmed off the ends

Tomorrow is Saturday and I will see if I can get working on the axle. Here is what the business end Should” kinda look like when I am done. This an old one that my sister picked up at a sale.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien



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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 08-26-2016 08:29 PM

I am really enjoying this blog. Keep it going.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-27-2016 02:00 AM

Fine looking turning, Steve, The end is now in sight!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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AandCstyle

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#3 posted 08-27-2016 09:23 PM

Steve, I keep thinking that the next episode will be the finished product but you keep thinking of more and more parts to make. :D It all looks good to me; you are doing great work.

-- Art

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#4 posted 08-28-2016 05:15 AM

Looks pretty damn good to me!

-- EdwardNorton

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