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Member postings for bernard towers

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Thread: Myford Lever Action Tailstock Design and Build
14/03/2022 15:35:17

Beat me to it Robert the original Myford one was just a well fitting plain bore and pinch bolt

Thread: Eclipse 934 magnetic V block
14/03/2022 09:14:32

Mark, I think you may have started something here! I know several people who have these weak v blocks.

14/03/2022 09:14:32

Mark, I think you may have started something here! I know several people who have these weak v blocks.

Thread: Embossed Rollers - Bee Keeping
14/03/2022 09:02:46

Surely years ago these were spiral milled. I have done a couple of spiral milling jobs (internal m/cycle throttles) unfortunately setup time was about 95% of the job but interesting. Machinerys Handbook has some good info.

Thread: Screw cutting problem
13/03/2022 22:39:37

if you have a retracting topside the set over method is a doddle and still only one knob to twiddle

Thread: Dykem Layout Blue Remover
13/03/2022 16:18:49

I use cellulose gun wash

Thread: Propane torch
12/03/2022 20:44:16

unfortunately the best size of nozzle depends on the size of the job, so a selection.

Thread: Anyone come across a 15/32 AF spanner?
12/03/2022 20:42:32

My AF spanner set from the late 60s went up in 32nds and I still have them, Britool of course and the chrome is still on them!!!

Thread: Over 70 Driving Licence Renewal
12/03/2022 17:52:36

sorry noel but no med required or eye test Ive done mine today

Thread: Cleaning corrosion from polished cast iron parts
11/03/2022 16:14:00

Try garraflex blocks in different grades.

Thread: Drilling 38 x 1.5mm 316 polished stainless tube.
11/03/2022 11:37:43

and definitely keep the drill speed low

Thread: Lever operated tailstock attachment Myford
09/03/2022 20:03:50

If anyone is interested I made one years ago and it has given good service I could email the drawings they come from The Model Engineer and Light machinery Review dated Aug 15th. 1929!!!!.Nothing new under the Sun!!!

Thread: How hard is gauge plate?
06/03/2022 17:25:03

surely there are tool suppliers in Italy/?

Thread: Piping for chime whistle
05/03/2022 09:23:05

Could you not test performance with a compressor and variable regulator?

Thread: oh my goodness
05/03/2022 09:19:15

+ 1 for left handers

Thread: Steel Blue recommendations
04/03/2022 12:26:27

Don’t understand why people insist on using motor oil as a protection against corrosion it’s useless. Use a oil that does not emulsify like tag or hyd oil.

Thread: Diminishing chocolate bar
04/03/2022 12:17:47

What’s really annoying is that they don’t give you a choice. It’s the take it or leave it attitude.

Thread: What Did you do Today 2022
02/03/2022 20:39:02

They are cast in phbronze but not by me they were left to me by a departed friend who was an extraordinary furniture maker with leaning towards chairs. I’ve had them for a while and they are just lumps of metal unless you do something with them. I did temper the blades today and hone them and they work very nicely.

Thread: Gear hobbing
01/03/2022 20:28:03

Hi peter, it has both 8 and 10 mm spindles.

Thread: What Did you do Today 2022
01/03/2022 20:26:20

More or less finished today just got to temper the blades tomorrow.da3123ae-8fc3-42a1-89d7-90873a573d64.jpeg

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