You will turn on the metal lathe a “doo dad”. The doo dad will have the following propertie:
- No shorter than 1″ in height, no taller than 2.5″ in height
- Max diam 2″
- Must have at least partial flat ends
- Must have a drilled through hole of 5/16″
- It must be at least faced, turned, and drilled.
It can be any material that you can safely turn on the metal lathe. It can be unfinished or painted.