Turning Instructions for Mason Jar Lid Projects

Turning Instructions for Mason Jar Lid Projects
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Turning Instructions for
Mason Jar Lid Projects
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Required Accessories:
• 71MM Forstner Bit #FB71MM
• Chuck Options
• Jam chuck #CXCJAM71 (Dia. A)
• Lathe chuck with (alligator jaws recommended).
• #CXC4 Jam Chuck (modified per diagram B)
• Mandrel saver or 60 degree live center
(to back up the blank)
• Wood blank required: 1" x 3 ½" x 3 ½" min size
Note: Coffee grinder project requires 1 1/4” thick wood
• 2 part mid-cure Epoxy glue #PKGLUE2
Preparing the wood for turning
These instructions will provide direction to turn Mason Jar Lids for the projects
shown above. Reference the individual kit intructions for final assembly.
• Mark the center over the outer 3 ½" X 3 ½" surface of the blank.
• Drill a 71 MM hole, 5/8" deep trim the corners round.
(*or drill a 2 ¾" hole* = 69.9mm and “open up” 71mm with a lathe chisel).
DIAGRAM A / TURNING THE BLANK
Lever hole
Finished Lid
Cover profile
Lathe
Spindle
Wooden
Jam Chuck
#CXCJAM71
Mandrel Saver
for Support
(or live center)
71 mm
Sand &
Remove Protrusion
Use masking tape over Jam
Chuck for snug fit
5/8 "
5/8"
Turning the Blank:
• Mount the chuck over the spindle of the lathe.
• Mount the blank, recess end in first over the chuck.
• Slide the tailstock until the mandrel saver pushes
against the wood. Lock in place.
• Turn the Blank to a lid cover profile. Turn around the
mandrel saver as close as possible. Sand and remove
the protrusion on the lid.
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Turning Blank
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• Sand and finish the project. Best is to use utility oil as a finish.
• Drill or countersink a hole as reference for this specific
project. (refer to project instructions)
• Remove the lid cover from the jam chuck.
• Use 2-part epoxy glue. Spread internally, affix the metal
jar cap inside the turned blank, let dry.
• The cover is ready to use.
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#PKMJRXXX MASON JAR LID PROJECTS
Note: Refer to Mason Lid Jar Turning instructions to make wooden lid.
Pewter Lid Jar Project
#PKPLID
Wooden Lid
Pewter Lid
The lids o.d. vary in size, check each size before
turning press.
• Use Item #PKLID (Set of 4)
• Lid should stay secure in the
• Sand and finish the lid cover
recess. (Glue if necessary)
• Turn a 2 ½” hole through the top • Glue the jar cap into the
• Enlarge the hole to
cover.
accommodate 3 centering pins
on the selected lid
Mason Jar Coffee Grinder Project
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Project requires min. wood blank of 1 ¼ thick
require ¾” long, wood mounting screws.
• Use item #PKGRIND3.
• Drill with 1½" Forstner bit #FB150.
• Sand and finish the lid cover.
• Drill a 1-½” hole through the top.
• Mark (2) mounting holes over the top.
• Use ¾” long wood screws, mount grinder over the top.
• Glue the cap into the cover.
LED Light Insert Project
#PKMJA03
• Use item #PKMJA03. Attach smaller 2.7" top
• Turn the wood top with a ½" top thickness to guide plunger.
• Sand and finish the wooden lid.
• Drill a ¾” hole through the top of the wood with #FB34 bit.
• Turn a plunger ¾” x 1” to 1 ½” long
• Glue the cap into the cover
• Affix the led insert onto the jar, follow with the cover.
• Drop the plunger into the hole, click to light the jar.
Jar
Cap
• Use #PKMJA01 Frog Insert or #PKMJA02 Coin Slot.
• For this project drill the 71mm hole ¾" deep to accept both
the metal lid and inser.
• Sand and finish the lid cover.
• Drill a 2” hole through the top with #FB2.
• Affix the insert into the large opening.
• Glue the lid jar into the opening.
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/ 4"
2½"
Hole
Grinder
Mounting
Screws (2)
Grinder
Base
(Not supplied)
Wooden
Lid
1¼"
Mason
Jar Cap
1½"
Hole
Plunger
¾
Wooden Lid
½"
Mason
Jar Cap
Led
Insert
1"
Power Button
2 AAA Batteries
(not included)
Mason
Jar
Frog & Coin Slot Insert Projects
#PKMJA01/02
₁
Pins
B1
B1 - Frog
B2 - Coin Slot
Insert
Wood
Lid
B2
2"
3/4"
Mason Jar
Cap
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Soap Pump Mason Jar Lid Project
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Turn and finish a wood Mason Jar lid per the instructions
“Turning instructions Mason Jar Lid Projects”. For full
instructions go to www.pennstateind.com/library/pkmjrp.pdf
• Drill a 1-¼ “ hole, through the center of turned wood lid, (drill while
Pump body
on the lathe for an exact center).
• Enlarge the hole to fit the pump body through the wood lid (done
easily with a lathe chisel while spinning on the lathe).
• Glue the metal jar cap (included with the kit) into the wood lid
• Insert the pump from the top, through the hole to rest on the
metal jar cap.
• Use the white threaded plug, screw from underneath to secure
the pump to the metal jar cap
• Attach the plastic tube to the pump body - cut the tube so
Turned Lid
1- 1/4"
*
(not included)
it rests about 1/8” above the bottom of the jar.
• Fill the jar with soap, pump to dispense.
Metal jar cap
Threaded
plug
Plastic tube
* Enlarge to pass pump body
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Alternative Chucking DIAGRAM B
If you own a expanding Colett chuck #CXC4 follow these instructions..
3 Wood Sections
CXC Expanding
Collar Chuck
1-3/8" Circle
#CXC4
Jam Chuck
2-3/4" Circle
Wooden Template & Lid blank
• Select a wooden blank of 5/8" thick, 3 X 3" square.
• Draw a circle of 2 ¾". Divide the circle into 3 equal sections.
• Drill a 1 3/8" hole in center of template.
• Use a bandsaw to cut the template along the lines into 3 sections (See Dia “B”).
• Insert the sections into the 71 mm hole in the lid blank.
• Affix the expanding chuck jaws into the hole, twist and, lock the blank in place.
• Mount the assembly onto the lathe for turning.
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