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: 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.
|Thread: Lady Stephanie|
I have - somewhere...
|Thread: Solar Tracker designed in Alibre Atom3D|
When I first started astronomy I used a mechanical time switch on a hinged board for very crude tracking.
|Thread: Cost effective way of measuring 90degrees very accurately on Milling machine|
For an accurate square I use old optical prisms for 90d and 45d.
|Thread: Todays Mystery Objects?|
Ship's logs maybe ?
|Thread: Mini-lathe dying..?|
I fitted one of Arc's lead screw grommets...
|Thread: Used Flexispeed|
Beware of a Meteor II that has been over revved, the plain bearings don't like it.
|Thread: 'shop tip from 1921|
Sawdust sweepings from the joinery shop floor would be cast into the iron stove, the lid jammed on quick and a concrete block hastily placed on top.
Edited By john carruthers on 25/11/2018 08:36:02
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