March 2017 – Derek Brightwell

Our Chairman, Derek Brightwell, agreed to demonstrate at our March meeting.

Derek demonstrated the use of a thread making jig

Derek preparing the burr oak box blank
Derek explaining the use of the parting tool
Derek parting off the box lid
Derek hollowing the base
Derek using the threading jig on the box lid
Derek preparing the spigot on the box base
Derek shaping the box lid
Derek making the final cuts to the box lid
The completed burr oak threaded box