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by univac1107
Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Uilleann Reamer making issues
Replies: 13
Views: 6913

Re: Uilleann Reamer making issues

You could try to make 2 or 3 shorter reamers rather than one long one? That'd get you out of a pickle. In many ways... (Presuming you are making a long reamer?) Yes, I am making just one long reamer. I had the idea of making several reamers, but in all my research I found nothing about it. So, I as...
by univac1107
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Uilleann Reamer making issues
Replies: 13
Views: 6913

Re: Uilleann Reamer making issues

Thank you very much for your advice. My lathe is in good condition, but i do not own a collet set. If you say that little excentricity does not matter, I believe you. I assume the wood pressure over the reamer will bend it to fit the drilling bore, and wont make an ovality in the bore. I think a 'D'...
by univac1107
Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Uilleann Reamer making issues
Replies: 13
Views: 6913

Uilleann Reamer making issues

Hello, im making my first uilleann 'D' reamer, and having this issues i would like to get your opinions. 1. Trying to turn reamer steps close to the chuck involves constant loosening of the steel bar from the chuck. No matter how straight you pull, you will induce a small error at each step, so in t...