Hand Tools

Subject:
The larger screws...
Response To:
Re: A few considerations. ()

David Weaver
..marketed now are turned on lathes or in purpose built fixtures with routers, nuts turned to match (it'd be a bit risky to buy one person's screw to match in a nut from another source).

The red rose site says that the large bench screws warren's describing are turned on a large monarch lathe (leaves a little mystery as to how they're cut, but the tool head may have a router affixed to make sure the cut can be made cleanly and quickly).

I'm sure some of the older ones were sawn and carved to a finish but would be surprised if many people make their own like that now.

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