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Sunday, 22 February 2015

Homemade Captive Ring Tool

Make your own captive rings on a lathe using homemade tools from an old screwdriver!
 drilling hole through screw driver

 cutting though to the hole from the edge of the screw driver to create a hook

 shaping the hook profile

sharpening the cutting edge

 cutting a ring, there are several good videos that explain in good detail how to do it on youtube

here is the finished result quite smooth after a bit of sanding, my technique needs to be practised a bit.

watch the video here

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