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First attempt at "engine turning" / Jeweling

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TJS, Nov 9, 2003.

  1. TJS

    TJS 1/2 ton status

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    First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    Needed to make a new switch plate for all the lights for the plow set up I have and then some. So this is my first attempt at "engine turning" or jeweling. Next time I will use a 320 grit with a wooden dowel. I have yet to finish shaping the panel and mouting it.
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    www.tjsperformance.com
     
  2. fr8train

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    Re: First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    Looks good. Def. change from the Diamond plate look.
     
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    Re: First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    Cool to see an old trick being practiced again. Time consuming, but worth it.
     
  4. chevyfumes

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    Not bad,I've tried it before, did you make a decent jig or kinda freehand it???? /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  5. TJS

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    Re: First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    I used my Bridgeport Milling machine and digital readout while holding the part in a milling vise.
    T.J.
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    Holy crap that pic made me go blind! /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Looks cool as hail, but makes me think of those 3D pictures that you have to stare at for a while before you see what's actually there.

    (Sorry, I slipped and hit my head on the toilet this morning...)

    Paul 'X' /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    Re: First attempt at \"engine turning\" / Jeweling

    bling But at least its the good kind. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    Thats really cool man.. Id like to get someting like that for my truck someday.
     

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