Thread cutting jig

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Project by captbbrooks posted 485 days ago 12895 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

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#1 posted 485 days ago

How smart ! Thank you verry much.

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#4 posted 485 days ago

This is good stuff great job!

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#5 posted 485 days ago

I am jealous which I could do that

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#6 posted 485 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.

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#7 posted 485 days ago

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

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#8 posted 485 days ago

Now that IS cool!!

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

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#9 posted 485 days ago

Very interesting.

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#10 posted 485 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 :)

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#11 posted 485 days ago

Very cool ,great idea and build.

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#12 posted 485 days ago

Nice job Brian !
That will certainly come in handy !

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#13 posted 485 days ago

Great job! Very impressive. thanks for posting

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#14 posted 485 days ago

Thank you every one for the great comments!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#15 posted 485 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.” ---

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