Hand knurling

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Hand knurling

brickabrackjack
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September 12th, 2017, 1:05 pm #1

Anybody know where I can get a hand knurling tool?

Seen one on youtube.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=i90rozNpAKI
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Roly Williams
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September 12th, 2017, 1:46 pm #2

Good point. Most knurling tools are designed to fit in a lathe tool post but a hand held one would be useful. If you find one, do let us know :-)
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Jon Cameron
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September 12th, 2017, 3:42 pm #3

The tool shown looks a handy gadget. 😀
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Now can someone tell me how to get a myford to regrow metal :)

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September 13th, 2017, 9:05 am #4

This company sell them but they are based in America the cost is about £120 + shipping

https://www.mcmaster.com   Enter knurling in the search box

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Roly Williams
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September 13th, 2017, 10:11 am #5

Fowler wrote: This company sell them but they are based in America the cost is about £120 + shipping

https://www.mcmaster.com   Enter knurling in the search box

Dave
Ouch! That's expensive! 🤑
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WeedenSteam
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September 13th, 2017, 7:09 pm #6

Beware, not all hand knurling tools come with the wheels to make the diamond shaped knurls we are familiar with, some just make vertical lines, which are fine if you only want to enlarge a shaft or tube. Many do sell the diagonal pattern wheels separately.
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Mamod
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September 13th, 2017, 8:35 pm #7

Never heard of hand knurling interesting
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WeedenSteam
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September 13th, 2017, 8:47 pm #8

They are very handy for odd shaped objects that can't be easily chucked in a lathe such as motor cycle handle bars.
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