Re: Coil Winder (fwd)
One more note: The purpose of using the cones is so that the jig can be
used for many different sizes of coils.
> This all makes me remember an idea I once had:
> why not cut two large cones of wood on a lathe, center bored to
> allow a
> 3/8" bolt stock to thread into it, and use them as endpieces for all
> sizes? One could concievable thread the boltstock through one,
> the PVC and then screw on the other cone. Throw on some lockwashers
> two nuts, and rig bearings for each end of the boltstock?
> This idea may have a few kinks in it, but I see nothing that
> couldn;t be
> smoothed out.
> Grayson Dietrich
> On Mon, 11 Oct 1999 22:22:35 -0600 (MDT) Tesla List
> > Original Poster: Tesla List <mod1-at-pupman-dot-com>
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 20:50:37 EDT
> > From: Parpp807-at-aol-dot-com
> > To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> > Subject: Re: Coil Winder (fwd)
> > In a message dated 10/11/99 4:07:21 PM Central Daylight Time,
> > tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:
> > << You can also use a small square piece of plywood, with some
> > blocks of 1x3
> > nailed on at the right radius, which is a whole lot easier than
> > trying to
> > cut a nice circle out of plywood (unless you have a good band saw
> > and jig,
> > for which cutting circles is easy). >>
> > I use a fly cutter to cut beveled washers out of 3/8 - 1/2 inch
> > plywood. The
> > centering is almost automatic. After a while you get a collection
> > washers
> > for different size
> > forms.
> > Popping corn in Indiana
> > Zeke
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