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First machining equipment

... aluminum on my lathe easily, and even steel with some care. But plunge milling aluminum even at 1 inch/min. just hangs. I machine aluminum, steel, and
Elizabeth Greene
5:42 PM

To lube or not to lube

Hi Bob, It really depends on what type of material you are machining and what coatings are on the tool. I typically machine steels dry with TIALN carbide end
Jarrett Grover
Oct 9

Laser on a CNC'd Sherline mill?

I've heard or 360.  I will probably try it. Thanks, Alan On 9/27/2017 6:06 PM, Elizabeth Greene elizabeth.a.greene@gmail.com ... I've heard or 360.  I will
Alan Marconett
Sep 27

Review of the Anti-Backlash Lead Screw Nut by Jarrett Grover

LOLà..gotta be quick on the trigger finger! Sent from Mail for Windows 10 From: Martin Dobbins
Jasen G
Sep 17

3-jaw chuck won't hold workpiece

Hi Martin, That looks useful!  I've been thinking about machining a gear cutter arbor.  I could use a little more diameter, tho. Thanks, Alan KM6VV ... Hi
Alan Marconett
Sep 10

How to unseize a 3-jaw chuck

I know Sherline says "don't use excessive force to tighten the jaws" but we all use too much oomph now and again. This is what most likely happened to your
Keith Harrison
Sep 8

Anti-backlash Nut for Sherline X-axis

Well, I was all setup to do a review of the lathe Z lead screw nut this weekend. After the USPS screwed up my package and delivered it several days late, I
Jasen G
Sep 8
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