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Four layers ball #2: Tool bit

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Blog entry by Yuri posted 08-25-2012 01:17 AM 1091 reads 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Ultimate ball chuck Part 2 of Four layers ball series Part 3: Making first hole »

The idea is to do holes and internal cuts with just one tool. Here is what I did:

5/8 spade bit is painted black to make a drawing on it.
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Made all the cuts with dremel using cut-off disks. On left is a tool holder (was a bit a challenge to make it from steal)
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one cutting side
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other side
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left side of the tool has cutting edge on the bottom
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Centering the tool.
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First cut almost as deep as 2 inch
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view of the “undercut” after i made a few holes.

Hopefully the end result will be shown on the next blog

-- Live to Learn



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stefang

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#1 posted 08-25-2012 10:34 AM

This looks absolutely brilliant Yuri. I wonder if it could be used as a handheld tool? This is a real innovative breakthrough in tool design for this type of work. Congratulations for coming up with this solution which shows a lot of expertise and creative thinking. I’m looking forward to your next blog on this.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 08-25-2012 02:01 PM

I echo Mike’s comment.

This is design ingenuity at work.

Something special, Yuri.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#3 posted 08-25-2012 02:17 PM

Brilliant, Yuri!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 08-25-2012 06:15 PM

Great idea, well executed and it works

-- Norman

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#5 posted 09-03-2012 12:24 PM

Ah, ha. I see now how you under cut from the bored hole!! You need that metal lathe to hold the puppy solid!!

Thanks for the blog…..........Jim

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

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#6 posted 09-03-2012 01:10 PM

Yuri,

What an incredible mind you have.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#7 posted 09-03-2012 03:49 PM

I really appreciate the detailed blog

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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