leg struts

legs ready for paint!

yesterday I started assembling my legs for a test fit and to get all of the drilling done before it was painted, because I know that I will always get some ding or another and I don’t want to wreck the paint job when that is all done… fit test by kimncris, on Flickr I … Continue reading »

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Leg Struts part 4

today I was determined to finish these parts. I started the day cutting 1.125″ lengths of my 1″ bar stock cut 1.125 length by kimncris, on Flickr converted the lathe to mill so I could drill the holes DSC05992 by kimncris, on Flickr found my center for the button hole find center by kimncris, on … Continue reading »

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LegStruts part 3

Today I had a chance to finish my second strut topper piece. I did this one the same as the previous one, completing my set of two.  Now I needed to move on to the square bit at the end but I don’t have any square stock. however no sooner had I quit for the … Continue reading »

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Struts part 2

today I attempted to make my two strut topper pieces, but I was having so much trouble with the lathe I only got one done starting the long process by kimncris, on Flickr here you can see I was getting chatter. I don’t know why but it was ruining my part. I thought using carbide … Continue reading »

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LegStruts part 1

started two new parts today. I did not get too far in 6 hours which sucked a little, but at least the parts seem ok. The next bits will make them look a little more like leg struts… this needs to fit in there… by kimncris, on Flickr the plan was to fit the .5″ … Continue reading »

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