Making of a cinderella carriage bed #3: Turning the axels

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Blog entry by grosa posted 02-09-2013 04:23 AM 2646 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is my 42” lath with a 42” extension bed set up with 2 48” Vaga duplicators. It is very difficult to set them up perfectly straight. It took 2 hours to set up.

Because there were 2 duplicators there was a section in the middle where we could not get with the first set up.

The turning blank was 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” x 87 3/4” long. Finished size was 3 15/16” in diameter.

We clipped the corners.

A close up of the center.

Second set up cleaning up the center.

Ron and I going to town.

This is showing how we step cut it all the way down.

Ron & Bill going to town.

That is one long puppy.

All cleaned up.
Sanding time.

-- Have a great day.

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#1 posted 02-09-2013 04:44 AM

thats a long axle.2hour set-up i’d never have the patience.
thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 02-09-2013 05:29 AM

Great Job !
Oh, you do have some nice toys don’t you !
Not hard to see you enjoy your work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#3 posted 02-09-2013 05:40 AM

great work and tools

with everyone going to town
all the time
how do you get any work done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 02-09-2013 06:01 AM

Thank you for the comments. This is a fun project, so much fun I don’t want to go home. I have been leaving late every night.

-- Have a great day.

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#5 posted 02-14-2013 04:20 PM


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