Today we raid the kitchen draw and get to disassemble a spaghetti iris portion tool. The Joseph Joseph adjustable spaghetti measure cleverly makes use of an iris diaphragm’s aperture to give you the perfect amount of pasta on your plate, every time.
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Manufacturing mechanical an iris diaphragm blade, identically, multiple times is a challenge. Usually you’re dealing with very thin material and needing to mount pins securely, with a high degree of accuracy. Here is a somewhat subjective run through of various methods of making blades for your iris.
Building an iris diaphragm needn’t always require specialist tools and materials. A perfectly functional aperture can be easily created from craft materials found around the home. All it takes is a little patience and a steady hand.
Sometimes you need a mechanical iris that can close completely. One design that accomplishes this is the dual-plane iris diaphragm.