Here is a list of all the postings David Noble has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: First Clock in Metric|
Hello Iain, I've made 2 clocks from John Wilding ( with much assistance from the guys here ) and I'm currently making a third. Please feel free to contact me if I can help with anything.
Edited By David Noble on 19/10/2021 08:38:50
|Thread: Antikythera Mechanism|
A very tentative thought, would it be more accurate to mark out the holes on a much larger radius and then follow the radial lines towards the centre until the required diameter is met?
|Thread: Pendulum spring steel hangers|
Glad to see you got there Mick
Ian Cobb is your man. PM me if you can’t find him.
|Thread: Back to Imperial|
Ah, sorry, it's the news that we are to revert to imperial measurements.
Good job that the DRO on my mill can switch to imperial!!!
|Thread: Dividing this would have been an interesting exercise !!|
At the risk of exhibiting my lack of understanding, I think that making a template in a rectangular frame then transferring the spacing to the circular frame might work.
|Thread: Keeping the workshop cool|
It seems that I'm more fortunate than most as my workshop is in the cellar of the house. Even so, it's hitting 20c in the afternoon.
|Thread: The last Gravity Ropeway|
My father was a fitter there in the 60's. He told many stories about the ropeway!!!
|Thread: Hi Everyone, finally introducing myself|
Hello Jason, welcome. Great to see you here.
Where in the country are you?
|Thread: Surface finish when turning.|
When I worked for a living! there was a Triumph 2000 in the workshop and it started to mark the work oddly. I traced it to a chipped headstock bearing.
|Thread: So, you know about clocks!|
Thank you all for the suggestions, lots of information there. Thanks also for the advice
Thank you, I've sent BHI a message. Hope to hear back soon.
Since I've been pretending to be a horologist, I seem to have found out that I have lots of friends with a clock that needs repairing. I have managed to field most of them but today a friend has asked me to repair a mantle clock that has been left to her by her mother which 'Doesn't work anymore' I have told her that I don't have the skill to repair it and she asked me to suggest someone.
I'm asking for suggestions how to find a reputable clock repairer. Preferably in the north of the uk. My 'professional' opinion is that it needs a proper clean.
Edited By David Noble on 22/06/2021 16:38:14
|Thread: Into the darkness|
Sometimes, only a smiley will do. 😂
Edited By David Noble on 09/06/2021 19:01:04
|Thread: Lest we forget|
Speaking of being forgotten, my father was a 'D Day Dodger' and proud of it.
|Thread: School me on collets please...|
Congratulations on your new mill
I bought the ER32 collets from Arc and have been very happy with them. My only other advice would be to avoid the cheap ones that are available on various sites.
|Thread: Brazil Nuts [the dynamic behaviour of]|
Nearly spilt my tea!
|Thread: Honda SL125 timing - SANITY CHECK.|
My reading of the instructions is, that the two un-annotated marks will swing around to the pointer when the engine is revved showing that the advance and retard is working correctly.
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