Covering a mistake

When routing the plexiglass on the machine i got a little carried away.  I had forgotten that I had drilled out the area on the backside of the power switch hole.  That led to this:


A nice gouge in the plexi glass and control panel. The power switch was not going to cover this up.  I decided that I could form some type of washer. Fortunately I possess an old South Bend lathe for such an occasion.

I machined a small washer that turned out to be pretty attractive.


It turned out so nice in fact that I decided the machine a few more for the remaining 2 cabinets that I’m building.

So much for it being a mistake.


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