Simple Index Stand
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For the engraving of the vernier and hand wheel I used a simple tool. A simple device that made dividings with a gear of my lathe. On one side of an arbor I hound a gear which serves as an index disk. On the other side, attached the dial ring of the hand wheel.
The unit is made of mild steel. The index pin holder I made of aluminum but can also made of mild steel. By using different gears you can made different dividings.
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