Mini barbells

I will miss Tom, a weight-lifting trainer and friend from the JCC who is retiring. I made him this set of miniature barbells.

With quarter for scale

With quarter for scale

Weights are brass, bar and sleeves are stainless steel, clips are music wire

Weights are brass, bar and sleeves are stainless steel, clips are music wire

Construction

Brass plate screwed to sacrificial wood base

Brass plate screwed to sacrificial wood base

Milling weights completed

Milling weights completed

After finishing and polishing on the lathe

After finishing and polishing on the lathe