table legs

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Re: table legs

Postby vfauto » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:06 pm

mezalick wrote:This was cut from a 6" diameter piece of wood.
Square ends are possible to cut on the rotary.
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how did you draw it?
Thank You
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Re: table legs

Postby mezalick » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:13 pm

It takes a bit of thinking but "dealguy11" gives a real good explaination in the above messages.
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Re: table legs

Postby dealguy11 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:19 am

Frank, I left you a PM with step-by-step instructions.
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Re: table legs

Postby zombolina » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:46 pm

Hi mezalick,

I know this is an old thread, but I wonder if you could tell me how to get the shoulder on the rectangle part of the leg?
Couldn't figure out how to PM you!

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Re: table legs

Postby Rcnewcomb » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:24 am

but I wonder if you could tell me how to get the shoulder on the rectangle part of the leg?

It is similar to the tapered Octagon, but with 4 sides instead of 8: Tapered Octagon Thread
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Re: table legs

Postby SteveNelson46 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:40 am

Vectric has a video on how to model a spindle using the un-wrapping process.

https://www.vectric.com/support/tutoria ... _Machining

I would use the cnc to do the work. Then re-mount it in the lathe for sanding. I have done this many times for rotary projects and it works really good. Of course, if you have really good lathe skills and/or a duplicator for the lathe it would be much faster to just use a lathe as long as you don't need a multi-faceted shape other than a square.
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