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Project by Izzy Swan posted 08-17-2013 09:17 PM 10883 views 46 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a great just because I can build! No real reason behind this project just wqntes to see if I could pull it off. Using my homemade slot mortiser I made a couple cool jig that can thread any size wood dowel and thread a corisponding nut.. super fun build I always love a challenge. Check out the video link below for full details..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSpjjqYfuEM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking





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MarkTheFiddler

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 10:00 PM

Uh Oh. JordanP is looking for you. He wants to make his own screw for a leg vice.

By the way – super sweet jig.

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 10:28 PM

The “Jig Meister” strikes again! Nice looking jig.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 11:07 PM

I have been following your videos for a few weeks now. Great stuff !!!! Thanks.

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 11:18 PM

That is really cool, Izzy!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 11:22 PM

Kool! How do you control the pitch of the thread?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 08-17-2013 11:58 PM

Crazy stuff Izzy I love it! Great Video too!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#7 posted 08-17-2013 11:59 PM

Awesome jig! You just added to my list of things to try when time allows. Looking foreward to your next project.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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Izzy Swan

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#8 posted 08-18-2013 12:20 AM

Thanks everyone. Cant stop playing with it! Lol
Topmax- not sure what your asking.. if you mean the basic pitch diameter I try to keep it at .7608inches for the 7/8th inch dia screws I control that by carefully setting the depth of my cutter head for the threads.if your talking about thread count that is accoplished with a threaded rod that runs the length of the jig with a simple gear reduction system.. hope I answered you question..

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#9 posted 08-18-2013 12:31 AM

Very impressive Izzy. I’m glad you joined the site. You’re a wealth of talent.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#10 posted 08-18-2013 12:38 AM

Thanks, I thought the rods I saw on the jig would be too fine for the thread count without a reducer. I didn’t see how that was accomplished in the video.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 08-18-2013 02:01 AM

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#12 posted 08-18-2013 02:17 AM

Dan’um not sure where your going with your equation?

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#13 posted 08-18-2013 02:20 AM

Too much Izzy !
That thing is sooo cool !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#14 posted 08-18-2013 03:19 AM

It looks like the threads are left hand. Is there a special reason for that?

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Izzy Swan

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#15 posted 08-18-2013 03:25 AM

They are left hand.. no special reason.. I need some for a reverse thread blts for a build I hsve comming up.. but I cut reverse thread in the video cause I didnt feel like cuttng new geard..

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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