How to make exquisite wooden frame sliders in 5 or so easy steps.
We start with an "ingot" of Arizona Ironwood, completely not the same as the local Wisconsin ironwood, which is from the birch family. The Arizona stuff is from the bean family.
A lathe is great for making square things round. I don't have one so a guy named Dwight with a bitchin homebuilt shovel in his garage turned my ingot round for me. Thanks Dwight!
Drilling out the center. These tight grained woods make a big mess.
Routing with one hand while taking a picture with the other. If the phone is smart, why do I have to be?
Getting it smoother than I can ever hope to be. One handed again.
Not sure how functional they will be but I think they're pretty.
* edit to include a picture of the actual "ingot" instead of a boring stock photo