Thread cutting jig

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Project by captbbrooks posted 03-25-2013 09:04 PM 85230 views 176 times favorited 50 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 03-25-2013 09:12 PM

How smart ! Thank you verry much.

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#4 posted 03-25-2013 09:44 PM

This is good stuff great job!

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#5 posted 03-25-2013 10:06 PM

I am jealous which I could do that

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#6 posted 03-25-2013 10:37 PM

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 03-25-2013 11:00 PM

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 03-25-2013 11:09 PM

Now that IS cool!!

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#9 posted 03-25-2013 11:12 PM

Very interesting.

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#10 posted 03-25-2013 11:16 PM


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 03-25-2013 11:20 PM

Very cool ,great idea and build.

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#12 posted 03-25-2013 11:28 PM

Nice job Brian !
That will certainly come in handy !

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#13 posted 03-25-2013 11:30 PM

Great job! Very impressive. thanks for posting

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#14 posted 03-25-2013 11:42 PM

Thank you every one for the great comments!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#15 posted 03-25-2013 11:46 PM

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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