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Iron Ring - delta_november

Aug. 28th, 2009

11:01 pm - Iron Ring

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Last winter I lost my engineer's iron ring.  My fingers shrink in the cold, and I believe it fell off as I removed a pair of gloves.  I could have gone back to the university for a replacement, but I felt it more fitting that I make my own.  After many months of delay, here is the result.  I machined it from a 1" bar of steel, first by turning on a lathe and then by milling with a precision rotary table.  This is as shiny as it will ever look -- the rust will come soon, as is right and proper.


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Date:August 29th, 2009 09:13 am (UTC)
Nicely done!
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