I managed to get a lot done today. I worked on the back wheel hub. It started out as a long bar of 660 bronze.
Chuck it in the lathe, Center it up, face it off, clean up the Outside, mark a line or two, start whittling.
Mark more lines, Whittle some more.
Rough out the rings with a lathe tool.
File the radius to shape.
File some more.
Drill the hole so the axle will fit through. Then bore for bearing.
Turn part around in lathe, Indicate in, Whittle a bit on other end.
Bore other end for bearings. Almost done now\o/
I now have to make another arbor to hold the hub while I finish the flanges on it and drill the spoke holes. I'll try for the right thread this time. LOL
I'm getting pretty excited now. I can almost feel the wind in my hair\o/