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big ol amethyst job....
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Author:  Chris.Botha [ Sun Sep 05, 2010 1:34 am ]
Post subject:  big ol amethyst job....

A sneak peek into next job, one more for colin, oversize head and shank for a LARGE amethyst.

This is the stone, usb jack for proportion :)

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The shank is not worth going into detail on, just a pic, simple flip cut
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SOme pathing imagery

Half the job to be cut
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Roughing the rotary pass
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Finishing the Rotary Pass
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Top Down Roughing
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Top Down Finishing
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Melt some tube!

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Hook some oversize wax into the lathe :)
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Surface it
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Load into Mill
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Roughing
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[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJYVsiIG8h4[/video]



Roughing COmplete
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Finishing Starts
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Finishing Finished.. 5 hours later....
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Rotate Fixture upwards 90'
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Zero out X and Y
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Zero out Z
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Top roughing
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ROughing done!
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Change cutter and rezero fo final pass
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[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrQqIWpYYsk[/video]


Finishing pass done!
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Cutoff Profile operation
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and she is done.. phewwwwwww
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