A little progress on the turntable

I’ve been mostly focused on furniture-making for the past week or so.  However, while the glue was drying this evening, I managed to get a little traction on the turntable.

I had cut the PC board for the turntable platform a couple of weeks ago, and was struggling to find some 1/4-28 screws that would match a tap I have on hand, and which would fit nicely into the holes already in the lazy susan base.  I finally gave up, and drilled new holes beside the originals. I tapped these 8-32 last night, and I trimmed the screws flush tonight so they won’t rub against the underside of the turntable pit.

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You’ll notice that the PC board already has some isolated pads where I will be soldering the turntable carcase. While I had the scrawker out, I also isolated some rings on the underside of the platform where the current collection will go.

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Okay, all I said was that it was progress!

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