Thread cutting jig

  • Advertise with us
Project by captbbrooks posted 520 days ago 13875 views 145 times favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my new thread cutting jig for cutting threads inside and out of turned boxes.I saw this one posted here and made my own version of it. I used 3/4 baltic birch plywood and a little maple.The 1×8 threaded rod is the same 1×8 that my lathe has so I can turn the box or lid in my chuck then just transfer it on to the jig. It works great ! Sorry about the turned pictures I tried to turn them the rite way but they keep posting side ways.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

45 comments so far

View Dutchy's profile


465 posts in 800 days

#1 posted 520 days ago

How smart ! Thank you verry much.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

View irtamos's profile


109 posts in 675 days

#2 posted 520 days ago


-- irtamos, Belgium

View jap's profile


1226 posts in 686 days

#3 posted 520 days ago


-- Joel

View Mark55's profile


116 posts in 695 days

#4 posted 520 days ago

This is good stuff great job!

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

View Bill_N's profile


234 posts in 910 days

#5 posted 520 days ago

I am jealous which I could do that

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

View Mork's profile


148 posts in 1407 days

#6 posted 520 days ago

Dang that is super cool! Food for projects! I’ll bet there was a bit of trial and error to get a good fit.

View woodbutcherbynight's profile


1252 posts in 1041 days

#7 posted 520 days ago

Excellent, since you have all the kinks worked out make a upgraded model and let me have the old one. (Laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View lew's profile


10002 posts in 2387 days

#8 posted 520 days ago

Now that IS cool!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View tyvekboy's profile


537 posts in 1645 days

#9 posted 520 days ago

Very interesting.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

View Michael Wilson's profile

Michael Wilson

587 posts in 1122 days

#10 posted 520 days ago


I do some (poor) machining work here and there and it took me a second to realize what the heck your jig does. Nicely done :)

View a1Jim's profile


112015 posts in 2209 days

#11 posted 520 days ago

Very cool ,great idea and build.

-- Custom furniture

View Woodwrecker's profile


3588 posts in 2207 days

#12 posted 520 days ago

Nice job Brian !
That will certainly come in handy !

-- Having fun...Eric

View hoss12992's profile


2584 posts in 525 days

#13 posted 520 days ago

Great job! Very impressive. thanks for posting

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

View captbbrooks's profile


167 posts in 1323 days

#14 posted 520 days ago

Thank you every one for the great comments!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

View MShort's profile


1725 posts in 2050 days

#15 posted 520 days ago

Nice job Brian. I came across that site before and have it on that “to do” list that seems to never get done. Glad to see that you put one on the “Completed” list.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

showing 1 through 15 of 45 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase