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Nested Helix cutting... Awesome!

by Joe Lyddon
posted 11-06-2016 04:58 PM


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Lazyman

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#1 posted 11-06-2016 07:47 PM

That is cool. Appears to be a computerized version of Steve Garrison’s (Spirals by Steve) jig:

http://www.spiralsbysteve.com/helix-forms.php

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#2 posted 11-07-2016 01:44 AM

That’s sure different.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 11-07-2016 02:59 AM

Cool stuff, Joe!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 11-07-2016 03:05 AM

Here is how it is cut, but the ratio of the gears is not explained. It uses a lead screw to feed the part through at a uniform rate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wem1-ZJdsrQ

Jim

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

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