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post #1 of 4 Old 09-25-2012, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
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Beall Tool alignment jig.

I was having trouble getting consistent results with my Beall tool so my dad came up with this idea for a jig for it. My parents came over for the weekend and I got to spend some quality time with the old man working in the garage.
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post #2 of 4 Old 09-25-2012, 09:27 AM
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Nice jig, but I was scratching my head on what it did, since I am not familiar with this particular tool, so I went to the Beall site, and now I understand.

It is "The Big Threader" essentially using a router bit to cut external threads in dowel, for use in vises, press's etc.

I have the Beall Lathe Spindle Tap which is used to make the internal threads for wooden faceplates, etc.

Good to spend the quality time with family.
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Now that is cool. Both the jig, and the family time. Wish my dad lived closer.
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-30-2012, 07:57 AM
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Nicely done. That will surely help you support the longer dowels. Great work.

There is a very fine line between a "hobby" and a "mental illness"
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