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Wooden top cap

Old 01-20-20, 04:08 PM
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Wooden top cap

I had some Moradillo in the garage from other projects. I turned this on a drill since I don't have a lathe. Took a few minutes while BSing with the neighbor during my kids' nap time.

I like it. I didn't expect it to match my bar tape so well.



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I've made... a couple. Apologies for the image sizes, these are from my Imgur from a few years ago. At told, I've probably made... a hundred? Hundred and twenty? Probably still have a few dozen in various drawers.



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Are you machining an aluminum base on a lathe?
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Yeah, I use 1.625" aluminum rod to rough out bases, and fit them with whatever wood scrap I have lying around.

You can check out the gallery I did of stem cap making waaaay back in the summer of 2015.
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Well done, both of you,

but dangerous link- I just spent an hour looking at random stuff...
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Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
Yeah, I use 1.625" aluminum rod to rough out bases, and fit them with whatever wood scrap I have lying around.

You can check out the gallery I did of stem cap making waaaay back in the summer of 2015.
Excellent work! I may try to copy you when I have the time.
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Wow, looks great
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that's really cool!! Nice job ya'll
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You all are really talented!
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