• How to make a Thread Cutting Die from Scratch – Watchmaking Vlog #12
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    How to make a Thread Cutting Die from Scratch – Watchmaking Vlog #12

    Welcome guys, in this video I’m going to demonstrate to you how I make a die from this bit of steel to make screw threads. Just really quickly before I pad off, I don’t have a padding tool that has the length to cut all the way through this material so I’m just going to use a handsaw and go really slow just to make sure I don’t, um, slip and hit the base of the lathe which is a way that many lathes get damaged. So now that the hole is tapped it’s time to create the cutting edges of the die. So, this is an M4 die it’s…