(1/2) Making a Machinists Hammer Handle and Head from aluminum on the mini lathe

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This video is the first part of making of a machinists hammer with replaceable brass and acetal polymer faces on the MINI LATHE. Specifically it is the making of the aluminum handle and aluminum head piece. (MUCH) More information below!

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Download the drawings on how to make one of these yourself! https://www.patreon.com/posts/14548892

Competition playlist
and the rules.

Stuff from this video:
Knurling Tool: http://amzn.to/2pI4fCq
Acetal: http://amzn.to/2s2NV34
Tap and Die Set: http://amzn.to/2pBk6SB

Lathe: https://amzn.to/2nVBrEc

Stuff on the lathe:
Quick Change Tool Holder: https://amzn.to/2oZtFee
Tailstock Drill Chuck: https://amzn.to/2pmE0jX
Live Center: http://amzn.to/2qhMRqH

Lathe tools:
Boring Bar: https://amzn.to/2pmy0b1
Carbide Tools: https://amzn.to/2oRZWax
Parting Tool: https://amzn.to/2nVCeW1
Center Bits: https://amzn.to/2oRRV5n
Drill Bits: http://amzn.to/2oz9W76

Other stuff:
Cutting oil: http://amzn.to/2ofkPaY

Mini Lathe troubleshooting guide: http://littlemachineshop.com/reference/drivetroubleshooting.pdf

Controller board wiring configuration: http://imgur.com/KIEzu92

The real version of the motor controller: https://amzn.to/2orw43F
Datasheet for the KBIC-120: https://www.galco.com/buy/KB-Electronics/KBiC-120

Super nice guy who repairs the controller boards: http://olduhfguy.com/