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    Quote Originally Posted by lessismore View Post
    We'll see how this works out, the key, pin, shield (?) weighs less than a 1/4" pin of equal length. It will have one 3/32" pin in the rear, and one up front. If you can picture that in Blackwood, tell me what you think. All Nickel Silver by the way.

    The small hole in the scallop at the bottom of the pic is the pin hole, the other two are just for an epoxy bridge.
    Think that will look really cool! If I could $, I sure would in a heartbeat! That big shield with the blackwood...yeah
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitch4ging View Post
    Think that will look really cool! If I could $, I sure would in a heartbeat! That big shield with the blackwood...yeah
    Thanks Dennis, I rely on you guys to make sure I'm on the right track,


    Scales are squared up and clean, this Blackwood has some nice grain. Gonna fit the shield pin first, cross your fingers. I looked for a rectangle drill bit, no luck.
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    That is some beautiful wood you got there. It certainly rings my bell. Is it hard?
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    It's called a mortise chisel bit.





    Looks like 1/4" is as small as they go so you'll have to start making big Bowies with 1/4" shield/pins .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rupestris View Post
    It's called a mortise chisel bit.





    Looks like 1/4" is as small as they go so you'll have to start making big Bowies with 1/4" shield/pins .
    That's pretty darned cool. I can picture a ton of uses for one.
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    Yet another reason a mini-mill would be handy, until someone makes a mini-mortising machine!
    For now it will have to be little drill bits and files. I may try chucking up a little Dremel bit I have with the scale in a slide vise.

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    Rotozip bits are made for lateral cuts and come in 1/8". Home Depot has them. If you have a slide, all you'll need to do is square the corners.

    That is, if the rotozip bit cuts an actual 1/8" line or 1/8"-ish.

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    I think I'm gonna make a hardened template that's just a bit shy of 1/8" so I can hand fit the rest. A piece long enough that I could line up and clamp onto the scale, that's probably the best way. Similar to a shield template. Drill it out enough to fit a small fille in and slot it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rupestris View Post
    It's called a mortise chisel bit.





    Looks like 1/4" is as small as they go so you'll have to start making big Bowies with 1/4" shield/pins .
    You have to be careful when using a mortise bit on harder woods (insert joke here) it will tend to split or chip around the edges. Maybe try an X Y Axis vise clamped to a drill press with a mill bit. You can do this for wood and non ferrous metals. Steel is too hard and the bearings on the drill press cant handle the stress but it does work well with wood, brass, copper ect..


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    Rest in peace Maniacal Pete and DougC. You were the best of us and will not be forgotten.

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    With that, you could make one of these:



    Skip to 2:20.

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    Good info Scott, I've got a vise like that, but the mill bit I have is too puny for too much sideways pressure on this Blackwood I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by protourist View Post
    Can't tell, the pic is too blurry. Is that a Brigeport?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rupestris View Post
    With that, you could make one of these:



    Skip to 2:20.
    Oh, man! That is cool. He even got the sound right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderPhreak View Post
    Can't tell, the pic is too blurry. Is that a Brigeport?
    Yes it is. It's been going around the interwebs for a while. I understand that it is a working mill.
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    Got one scale slotted out, it went well. I'd post a picture but photobucket is down for maintenance.

    That little mill is too cool.

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    The waiting...

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    Quote Originally Posted by protourist View Post
    Yes it is. It's been going around the interwebs for a while. I understand that it is a working mill.
    Wow!

    Quote Originally Posted by lessismore View Post
    Got one scale slotted out, it went well. I'd post a picture but photobucket is down for maintenance.

    That little mill is too cool.
    Pichers! Pichers!! Pichers!!!



    PhotoBucket appears to be back up...

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    Photobucket decides to live again!
    Should we call this a Key? It's fit through the scale, now that it's in I can line up the tang and drill the other pin holes. I held off on the template and did this one freehand, I figured we'd see how this works out and if it's something you guys like, I'll make a template to speed up and ease the process for the next ones.

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    Dat wood...

    Dat key...
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