Wooden Chain

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Project by jeffyap posted 02-15-2015 12:57 AM 1503 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quick and Rough wooden chain.

2X2X18 maple

Drill press holes through every 2 inches from two sides. (Picture 2)
Table Router a 90 degree V-bit down all four faces. (Picture 3)
Drill at a 45 degree angle to connect holes to start scroll saw. (Picture 4)
Scroll saw between two adjacent holes, repeat for opposite side and connect across. (Also picture 4)
Repeat for next link at 90 degrees to previous. (Picture 5)
Round off corners and smooth exterior surfaces on disc sander. (Picture 6)
Round off interior surfaces with dremel sander.

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#1 posted 03-11-2015 01:07 PM

Not in the silent project section! Whoo!

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#2 posted 03-11-2015 02:07 PM

Carving chains can be relaxing.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 03-12-2015 11:29 AM

This is something I always wanted to try.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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