T-slot toy

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Project by Mike Pientka posted 1525 days ago 1744 views 16 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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4 “Wide x 4” Deep x 3” High, excluding handle

Mahogany, Cherry

Tung Oil finish, Polyurethane clear coat, beeswax lubrication.

This basic design was found inside Egyption pyramid tombs, used as a way to draw an elipse. It is reasonable to say the copyright has expired.

-- Engineer by day, Woodworker by night, Original Approach LLC, Windsor CO,

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#1 posted 1525 days ago

I have heard old timers call these “Smoke Grinders”

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#2 posted 1525 days ago

Hey Mike Nice.

You can use this design to draw ovals if you extend the handles

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1525 days ago

We call them “do-nothing machines” around here – FINE job!


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#4 posted 1525 days ago

I can do nothing. Nice project

-- Norman

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#5 posted 1525 days ago

great looking and fun project…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#6 posted 1382 days ago

The problem with doing nothing is you never know when your done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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