bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

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schor
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bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

Post by schor » Sat May 03, 2014 12:22 am

I've been lurking this site for a while. Lots of good members and tons of good info. I'm just a hobby machinist learning as I go from sites like this and youtube.

I've always wanted to make a plumb bob and I had a friend that wanted one more as an ornament in his rustic shop. We struck a deal and I made this.

Click on the pic for a video of some of the makings of it.
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The main body is 2" diameter 4" long bronze, some rosewood accents, brass and stainless steel tip.

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Re: bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

Post by Hawk99 » Sat May 03, 2014 8:15 am

Very impressive. I like the mixture of wood and metal, has a classy, rich look. It is even functional, if you use braided cable for a string.

Frank

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Re: bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

Post by schor » Sat May 03, 2014 12:01 pm

Hawk99 wrote:Very impressive. I like the mixture of wood and metal, has a classy, rich look. It is even functional, if you use braided cable for a string.

Frank
Thanks for the comment, I'll let my friend decide what he wants to use for a string. :)
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Re: bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

Post by ken572 » Sat May 03, 2014 4:35 pm

schor :D

Beautiful workmanship. :wink:

Ken. :)
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Re: bronze, brass, stainless and rosewood plumb bob

Post by schor » Sat May 03, 2014 7:41 pm

ken572 wrote:schor :D

Beautiful workmanship. :wink:

Ken. :)
Thanks Ken.
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