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what else?

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This was more for learning, and to build a better one with. Home Shop Made Metal Lathe, The carriage, Pt. 2 - ToolFools Talk
stan2778
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6:32 PM

Spindle bearing type

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cool! thanks. How long do you think lead would last as a Babbitt?
stan2778
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5:44 PM

Getting organized

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Stan, Some people like and only need smaller lathes. The biggest one I own has a 7 1/2" swing. Yes there are always instances where a bigger lathe would be
Chris Tofu
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Apr 24

Picking 2 lathe sizes

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you can segregate the h/s from ways altogether. Or you can use a deep (vertically) h/s to hold the way at one end, mount to a base, and use a separate block to
Chris Tofu
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Apr 24

Leveling the ways

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... For a short-lived jig to level one bed? I would think so. For a long term piece of precision tooling, you are correct. Dave 8{) -- /“Just because
David G. LeVine
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Apr 24

on treadle power

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Barnes lathes had treadle and bicycle options. Some of them had 3 pedals so you could work at either end of the lathe without leaning over too much. A treadle
k15n1
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Apr 24

Self-Replicable Multimachine

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Machine scheme in this patent looks inetersting: Патент US4187601 - Universal type machine tool
dponyatov
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Apr 24

Mr. Jeffry's Third World Woodworking shop

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Some safety can be designed in. For example, make a place for the key to hang that's weight so that spindle is blocked when the key isn't put away properly.
k15n1
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Apr 21

Masterplan

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Keith, Can you tell us more about making the shaft with a file? KLN
k15n1
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Apr 21

creep and shrinkage of concrete

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Here's an article (posted in Files) about the relative benefits of portland concrete, epoxy concrete, steel, and cast iron.
k15n1
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Apr 21

Arduino CNC/stepper driver for leadscrew

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Like winding your own motor? Sure. I think the DIY-windmill community does that kind of thing all the time. KLN
k15n1
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Apr 20

Don't do this!

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Great link! It's still funny. I love the pipe/chisel. Seriously, though, you need a slide AND a spindle. All machine tools have some kind of slide/table and
k15n1
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Apr 20

gears, belts, or stepper motor for screw cutting

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They don't slip. The change (1/3 of a tooth) you have observed might have been due to some stretch in the material used to make that belt. Modern cogged belt
Chris Tofu
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Apr 19

typing

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yeah, aamof, we want to see watch you opening it, and setting it up too LOL. We want to see the whole deal. Bound to be fun. From: "Claude Stephen D'Silva
Chris Tofu
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Apr 11

Something never covered before

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I don't think you could get close enough to deliver such a munition, even if it could go through the flight deck. I would think they are ready to patch
Nick Andrews
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Apr 1
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