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#1 woodscavenger

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 11:09 PM

I think sometimes the fun part of a hobbie it the DIY stuff. At first I didn't get the name of this forum but then I have a cloudy night and spent it reading and doing some mods.

The pics show some of my mods to help in the use and tranpsort of my dob (zhumell z12) from shop to back porch.

1) steering knob from bocote and scrap metal
2) brass pin to stop base rotation during transport
3) paracord to keep my covers handy

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 11:12 PM

Help. Tried posting a couple of photos but I must be dense because I can't figure out how to post more than one.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:33 PM

Nice knob! Did you turn it yourself?

#4 woodscavenger

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 11:37 PM

Yes, had some bocote scrap laying around from another project.

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 04:46 AM

Beautiful knob and base, very nice work. I hope we see more of your creations here in the future. If you like making things this may just be the forum for you.

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 12:18 AM

Have a few more things to post but having problems with my phone not uploading photos. But I hope to add a little of my DIYness to the forum. This looks like a great group.






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