Corbin Dunn
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Metalworking: cufflinks

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One of my first metalworking projects was making cufflinks for my wedding. They are aluminum and I turned them on the lathe, and used the mill for some drilling and flattening (by eye). The back piece screws on and off.

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Very nice Corbin. A great idea, one I might have to knock off. Did you use a die for the male threads, or did you singlepoint them? I assume you used a tap for the female threads, as that would be a teensie boring bar to grind. If you’re into doing more jewelery, I highly recommend you pick up some 316 stainless steel and/or titanium. Both of them are totally hypoallergenic (other stainless steels can irritate nickel allergies, and rust). Titanium is easier to machine, but more expensive and not as scratch resistant. I think it looks better, but it… Read more »

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