Author Topic: How are Rope knurls made?  (Read 5093 times)

Offline Powder Keg

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How are Rope knurls made?
« on: December 12, 2010, 12:30:29 PM »
I've been doing some research on this. There isn't a lot of information available. I think I have a project that will warrant making some fancy knurls. So I've decided to start a post that will be a kind of how-to. So if anyone has info on these please share.

Frank Ford has a great website with some super information in it. A page on how he makes a Rope Knurl is very interesting. I have only made a couple of cutters before so this will be fun!

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Re: How are Rope knurls made?
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2010, 12:46:14 PM »
I've not made any rope knurls yet - but there was some discussion here on this very board a few weeks ago ...
« Last Edit: December 13, 2010, 04:15:43 AM by DMIOM »

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Re: How are Rope knurls made?
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 08:14:31 PM »
Yep, Old biker UK is your man Wes.... Lots of stuff in that thread and also was in the nut cracker thread posted a few weeks back. Lost a lot of info when we had the site crash but well worth a read anywho  :thumbup:


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