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Bit making??

Postby hooboy » Sun Nov 08, 2015 2:38 pm

I 've read where bits are made of solid rods of vulcanite. How is this done, with a small lathe perhaps ?
I am curious as to the method used.
No, I don't need to do it , just curious!
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Re: Bit making??

Postby FlakedOut » Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:25 am

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Re: Bit making??

Postby ratatosk » Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:37 am

You might also have a look at http://rebornpipes.com/2012/07/25/cutting-a-new-stem-from-rod-stock-a-photo-essay/. This is basically hours of work by hand.
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Re: Bit making??

Postby hooboy » Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:22 pm

thanks guys!
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