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    An Adustable Length Rod

    This article, intended for those new to the hobby of metal working, explains how I made a rod with adjustable length. If you are interested, see

    http://rick.sparber.org/ext.pdf


    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.

    Rick

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    Thanks for the article Rick. Indeed, this would be a great beginners project and a follow up to basic turning.

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    Altair,

    Thanks. I do hope it helps beginners. I am toying with the idea of writing an article that contains more common mistakes that would be aimed at beginners. Far too many articles I read never mention the pile of screwed up, partially finished, parts sitting just off view ;-)

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    Thanks Rick! I've added your Adjustable Length Rod to our Machining category, as well as to your builder page: Rick Sparber's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Appreciate the tutorial, Rick. Did you make this just to teach beginners, or is it something you had a use for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIYer View Post
    Appreciate the tutorial, Rick. Did you make this just to teach beginners, or is it something you had a use for?
    Yes, Rick, I would say the same, it is very well documented, but could you explain some practical application of this rod ?
    Thanks for sharing


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