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Getting organized

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Stan, I'd not bother scaling up a Gingery lathe, just build as described for the learning you can gain, then use it to build better. And you're right about
oldstudentmsgt
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6:33 PM

Picking 2 lathe sizes

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Not really. If you have a lathe that is too small for what you want to do, you can still use it to build parts for the one you need, and what you learn in
oldstudentmsgt
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5:34 PM

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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3:05 PM

Masterplan

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Keith, Can you tell us more about making the shaft with a file? KLN
k15n1
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8:30 AM

Lathe sizes.

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Search for "Lapping" in the files. There's only one article about it. There's a section on lapping shafts. That's what I was referring to. KLN
k15n1
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8:28 AM

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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7:04 AM

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

plate glass

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The real problem here is Do you plan to use dit as optic reference or simply make a flat glass If it is optic purpose Go to ATM astronomer group
jacot
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Mar 27

just in case...

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Thanks for your reply, and, thanks to your reply to Greg for those links which will probably make interesting reading! (At least, I hope so ;-)
rhkramer03
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Mar 23

see the future here

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While we are on the topic of 3d printing, I can print any prototypes the group wants. Pat, if you have CAD, send it to me and I will print it. Gordon On Tue,
Gordon Haag
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Mar 17

Cole drill

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Did you check the various drill press pdfs or folders in the Files section? They're listed at: Yahoo! Groups Cheers, Chris Green. ... On Tuesday, March 17,
chris green
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Mar 17
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