Here is a list of all the postings john carruthers has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Angle grinders - Dangerous or not|
What could possibly go wrong?
|Thread: Tapping a thread|
use the plug but make the piece longer with a tapered lead in that you can cut away later.
|Thread: Using a lathe|
The old tech scool I attended started everyone in the machine shop and carpentry shop at 11.
|Thread: Chinese tacho - beware|
|Thread: A depthing tool and escape wheel|
Maybe a vernier on the indexing head?
As an aprentice one of my jobs was to scrape the 'silvering' off the backs of old mirrors and save the scrapings in a bottle.
|Thread: What are you using for Lathe Way Oil?|
iso32 'Jack Oil'
|Thread: The Workshop Progress Thread 2019|
The new shed/workshop is finally erected, I've been aiming for a better set up since we got here last October.
The usual solution for this, when using astro telescopes, is to incorporate an absolute encoder to see actual movement rather than rely on step counting.
|Thread: Notre Dame|
Before the big footed structural guys get in there to shore it up, let the glaziers pick over the rubble.
|Thread: Dialect expressions|
In the (former) Kent coal field there's a mix of Welsh, Yorkshire, Gerodie and Kent spoken.
|Thread: seals for mini lathe tapered roller bearings?|
I read that the original mini lathe design was of Russian origin and used TRBs. The later Chinese version used ball races.
|Thread: Chinese 7x10 lathe|
+1 for the 16" sc3.
|Thread: Glazing Bars|
Bit late spotting this one. I had to make 2 long clock cases in the glass works for the local time ball tower collection.
|Thread: new workshop|
CAV installed new machines which upset the neighbours. We fitted tripple glazing and the walls and ceiling were foamed.
Welcome Justin, lots of ATMs on here.
|Thread: Hi from Deal|
Hi Dave, I recently moved away from Eastry to south Wales.
|Thread: Hi from Kent|
Hi Ricky, I just moved from Kent, have you seen the mill in classifieds at Gillingham?
|Thread: Storing small lengths of steel stock|
I find a damp cardboard box held together with duct tape works well and it deters potential thieves from trying to carry it away.
|Thread: New member (South Wales)|
Hello Steven and Richard, I recently moved to Margam from Kent and am hoping to get my shed set up in the next few weeks.
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