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    Compound Mods & protractorization

    Gday fellow amateur machinists & stufferuperers, have done vid about the trials of the mini lathe compound and a bonus protractor idea, enjoy
    Regards stevohdee

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    Great vid, and smart idea for fixing (for me) the #1-with-a-bullet annoyance of the mini-lathe. As always I'm am in awe of your freehand engraving skills.

    I do wonder, though, if the first method would work better if softer brass screws were used? no notches in the steel.

    Just wondering, given the wrong turns, how many times do you need to flip a USB cable to get it to fit? I myself generally need 3 or 4...

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    Thank you. Very nice work, especially the protractor. I am going to have to try this.
    It is really funny though, I was watching a very similar video doing the same mod, literally yesterday, with less workmanship though

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    Thanks Stevohdee! We've added your Lathe Compound Protractor to our Lathe Accessories category,
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    Quote Originally Posted by bruce.desertrat View Post
    Great vid, and smart idea for fixing (for me) the #1-with-a-bullet annoyance of the mini-lathe. As always I'm am in awe of your freehand engraving skills.

    I do wonder, though, if the first method would work better if softer brass screws were used? no notches in the steel.

    Just wondering, given the wrong turns, how many times do you need to flip a USB cable to get it to fit? I myself generally need 3 or 4...
    Hey Bruce thanks, yep @ the time did consider brass screws, I didn't think the compound round thing was so soft... Thank god for usb c connectors haha cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by FEM2008 View Post
    Thank you. Very nice work, especially the protractor. I am going to have to try this.
    It is really funny though, I was watching a very similar video doing the same mod, literally yesterday, with less workmanship though

    Yes that's the vid I saw, he had same probs with cutter so I'd thought I'd try it, cheers

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    Thanks for the demo and comedy relief!

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    Congratulations Stevohdee - your Lathe Compound Protractor is the Homemade Tool of the Week!

    Useful lathe addition and good video too. This is your 9th win; we'll have to dust off that 10-Time trophy

    Some more good builds from this week:

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    Stevohdee - you'll be receiving a $25 online gift card, in your choice of Amazon, PayPal, or bitcoin. Please PM me your current email address and gift card choice and I'll get it sent over right away.

    This is your 9th Homemade Tool of the Week win. Here are all of your Homemade Tool of the Week winning tools. Congrats again


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