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In the Latest Issue of Model Engineer

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In this issue ...

Our cover this issue features the Duke Of Edinburgh Challenge Trophy winner, an immaculate Allchin traction engine. Inside we feature some other Gold Medal winners in the General Engineering category.

Jacques Maurel continues his short article on making perfect, shiny knurls and Mike Jefferies shows how he made an effective speed controller for almost no cost!

Model making continues as the Allan Brothers semi-Diesel engine approaches the final stages and the 1:16 scale London Bus gets a final coat of paint. Halstead makes progress and Neil Wyatt makes the driving mechanism on his little shunter, Southam.

David Powell’s series about the work of his father, Harry concludes this time and John Garnish describes his Silver Medal winning model of White Mill, a National Trust water mill in Dorset.

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An unmissable read as always.


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MANUAL CONTROL OF THE LEAD SCREW Alastair Sinclair returns with a handy modification for lathes lacking a leadscrew handle, including neat disengagement clutch.

A DIAMOND DISC GRINDER FOR CARBIDE TOOLING An adaptor for mounting diamond grinding disks on a bench grinder from Michael Cox.

MODIFICATIONS TO A MYFORD 7 SERIES LATHE Inchanga improves the tailstock and carriage of his machine.

A BIG JOB FOR A SMALL MACHINE Taking his mill to the limit, Brian Wood made some repairs and refinements to his aging bandsaw.

ACUTE SHARPENING JIG Some additional images from John Ashton.

MAKING YOUR OWN DIVISION PLATES A technique for making division plates from John Firth.

GEAR CUTTER Further progress with Alan Aldridge’s gear making machine.

STEPPER DRIVE FOR A LATHE CROSS SLIDE Chris Gabel adds a computerised drive to his Warco 250 lathe.

SHARPENING AND RELATED MATTERS Marcos Diniz gives us his light hearted perspective on a few useful workshop gadgets.

A LOOK AT DRILL SHARPENING Jacques Maurel concludes his look at using 3D CAD to understand drill sharpening.

THE 2016 MODEL ENGINEER EXHIBITION The editor’s photographic report on this year’s exhibition at Brooklands Museum.

WORKSHOP DOOR SECURITY Alan wood describes how he added supplementary locks to an electric garage door.

A COMPACT MACHINE LIGHT FOR HOBBY LATHES A neat low-voltage clip on light from Alan Wain.


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