Drill The Body

5. Place a Jacobs-style chuck in the tail-stock. Remove the tool rest and slide the base toward the headstock. Wear a full faceshield for turning and drilling operations.

6. Drill a l-5/8-in.-dia. hole to a depth of 1/2-in. (Photo 3). You can also cut this hole with a parting tool or a skew chisel held flat on the rest in a scraping mode.

Mount the mill body in the scroll chuck by its tenon. Drill the 1-5/8-in. x 1/2-in. deep hole at the bottom of the mill body with a bit in a Jacobs-style chuck.

4Drill the smaller 1-1/16-in. hole approximately three-quarters of the way through the body.Tall pepper mills like this one, may require a bit extension. A piece of tape indicates the stop point.

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