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274812 Don Schwartz <dks@t...> 2021‑11‑21 Re: Finished something
On 2021-11-21 12:44 p.m., Dennis Heyza wrote:
> Don tells of some nice creations including...
>> In order to do the detail on the top of the turnings I made a pair of round
skews - 1/4in & 3/8in - from drill rod.
> All nice work. Did you find is necessary to heat treat them afterward or just
use the rod as bought?
> Dennis
I didn't heat treat, at least in part because I wanted to try them first 
to ensure the angles were good. Getting mirrored compound angles on 
round stock was a bit tricky. I've since made angle guides - various 
angles -that fit the rest on my little belt sander/grinder. They will 
help with other tools as well. I may treat them eventually...


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