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Adding belt Drive to an X3 Mill

Adding belt Drive to an X3 Mill

In MEW 236 we featured an article by David Thomas on converting an X3 mill to belt drive. You can do... Subscribers Only

Don't Do This at Home - A T-slotted Slide for a Mini Lathe

Don't Do This at Home - A T-slotted Slide for a Mini Lathe

Please be warned, this article involves scenes of severe cruelty to a small lathe, and set-ups that ...

The Metal Master (Impetus) Machine Tool

The Metal Master (Impetus) Machine Tool

Once in a while someone designs something really innovative which at first sight you would think it ...

Processes

Joerg Hugel's Drill Performance Tables

Joerg Hugel's Drill Performance Tables

From this page you can download Jörg Hugel's spreadsheet investigating different drill grinding geom...

Two Free Apps for every MEW Reader

Two Free Apps for every MEW Reader

This page hosts two free workshop Apps available to MEW readers and accompanied by articles in MEW i...

Corrected Dividing Tables for Vertex HV6 Dividing Head

Corrected Dividing Tables for Vertex HV6 Dividing Head

This is a corrected table giving correct figures for dividing with the vertex HV6 dividing head.

Setting up a workshop

Health and Safety in Engineering Workshops

Health and Safety in Engineering Workshops

The topic of 'health and safety' is not always the most popular with many hobby engineers who can vi...

WORKSHOP LIGHTING

WORKSHOP LIGHTING

This article by Mike Haughton in Model Engineers' Workshop 215 was well received. It's a very practi...

The editor's workshop part 1

The editor's workshop part 1

Fitting a chuck to a backplate

Supplier Visits

A VISIT TO PENNYFARTHING TOOLS

A VISIT TO PENNYFARTHING TOOLS

A visit to a Salisbury Tool Shop

A VISIT TO THE TOOL BOX

A VISIT TO THE TOOL BOX

David Clark visits a used tool shop in Colyton, Devon

Tools

Free Plan: A Fretsaw and Filing Machine

Free Plan: A Fretsaw and Filing Machine

Another design from Mt G. Gray. Following on from his lathe-mounted bandsaw this is a neat design fo...

Free Plan: Four Jaw Chuck

Free Plan: Four Jaw Chuck

This excellent design is by Bob Loader, who wrote many excellent articles on accessories for Unimat ...

Using the CZ Metal Bender

Using the CZ Metal Bender

The CZ Metal Bender is a small but versatile device for bending relatively narrow sheet metal parts....

Latest Workshop

Joerg Hugel's Drill Performance Tables

From this page you can download Jörg Hugel's spreadsheet investigating different drill grinding geom...

Two Free Apps for every MEW Reader

This page hosts two free workshop Apps available to MEW readers and accompanied by articles in MEW i...

Minnie Traction Engine in 3D

David Thomas was interested to see the online '3D models' for a belt drive modification to an X3 Mil...

Adding belt Drive to an X3 Mill

In MEW 236 we featured an article by David Thomas on converting an X3 mill to belt drive. You can do... Subscribers Only

Why Climb Mill

In the past climb milling was seen as bad practice, leading to broken cutters and spoiled work, but ...


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