Threading Close-ups Gallery

bassbotmt&ten.jpg (57915 bytes)  Art. ivory mount ready to be fitted to this bass bottom. Notice the tapered thread. Notice also how clean and smooth everything is.

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An example of our exclusive fully threaded sterling silver ring cap. 100 kb

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Our silver soles are also fully threaded.

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Close-up of future ivory ferrule.

Female thread in future real ivory mount.

Female threads in real ivory. Mount on left, ferrule on right.


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Thread ready for art. ivory stock ferrule.
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Art. ivory ferrule ready to be fitted. This is a bass stock.
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Threads on wood and sliver.


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Close-up of pipe chanter sole thread.

Pipe chanter sole ready to be fitted.

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Threaded silver ferrule ready to be fitted to a stock.

Another shot of a silver ferrule, this a tenor top one.

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View of hemp stop ready to be screwed onto the wood. Note how clean the threads are. We use delrin for hemp stops (except on ivory sets) because it is stronger than art. ivory. Hemp stops are not for show (as they're never seen.)

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A clear view of the female threads.

The finished product after fitting.

The whole effect.

btbellthreadclose.jpg (59968 bytes)  Threads at the top of a bass top. The threaded bush will be screwed into this piece. Then the outside turning will be done.

translucentrc.jpg (58812 bytes) This picture shows how clean the transition from art. ivory to wood should be. Right where the ring cap meets the black ring of wood, you can see threading under the art. ivory (where the color is a little darker). 

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