Turning A Nose Cone from Basswood

Here are some photos of a nose cone project I did for Phil from Illinios. Cone was turned for a 3.9 inch tube.

The solid block I started with 5x6x16 basswood – – expensive sucker found on ebay.

Cut to working size

Mounted in lathe between centers.

Cutting in the tenon

Starting rounding down the block.

Rounded out.

Bottom section of nose rough turned.

Finished nose cone still on lathe.

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