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Thread: What is this item
01/03/2018 17:54:25

Hi Michael
Thank you for link It makes sense to me Stress over Strain = E etc

01/03/2018 17:31:18

Its still a puzzle for me . Its well made

01/03/2018 15:30:38

Thank you ASF came with a job lot of tools I bought on line

01/03/2018 15:08:09


Edited By Nobby on 01/03/2018 15:09:18

Edited By Nobby on 01/03/2018 15:10:35

Thread: Tail stock die holder.
27/01/2018 11:19:21

Hi Adrian
You could make one like this and add to it as you can  see you can m/c under power and set the depth when the drive peg reaches the end of the slot it just spins and you an remove it 


Edited By Nobby on 27/01/2018 11:29:33

Thread: Sine Protractor
12/01/2018 17:42:13

Hi Michael
Yes that side plate was cut down for the original one . Well spotted . i will have to sort that out

12/01/2018 17:42:12

Hi Michael
Yes that side plate was cut down for the original one . Well spotted . i will have to sort that out

12/01/2018 17:39:27

Hi Howard & Stew
You are right Howard the ones in the photo I made out of H&T gauge plate to save using the the best ones .
Stew that would be a good little project as I said i find them useful . I have sine bars angle plates etc but this is good and quick
Regards Nobby

12/01/2018 09:04:21

Hi Stew
Thank you Those gauge blocks you can see i made to save using the best slips are standard sizes for 20 30 degrees etc
I hope you did'n mind me jumping in on you thread your sine protractor is brilliant

11/01/2018 18:49:49

I used a Vice I bought  to alter into  a 5" sine vice  very useful angles

Edited By Nobby on 11/01/2018 18:55:01

Thread: Rear parting off tool
14/12/2017 11:22:55

rear partingHi Bob
I made one for my S7 it works fine here it s in action parting off

Edited By Nobby on 14/12/2017 11:24:11

Thread: What lathe are these change wheels off
01/12/2017 22:49:16

HiJan & Guys
They may be Drummond like these on mine note the hole's not keywaysgears

Thread: Boring head ball turner
30/11/2017 10:42:49

Hi Guys
Here is mine using a boring head I maderadius turning

Edited By Nobby on 30/11/2017 10:44:53

Thread: Drummond Shaper Restore
10/10/2017 22:32:55

clapper boxHi Gerry
I have a Drummond hand shaper if you need any dimensions I maybe able to help This is the original colour Nobby
drummond shaper

Thread: How could I make this curved conrod?
08/10/2017 15:24:26

Hi Raglan
Thank you for posting this photo of my method . I found works quite well

06/10/2017 23:21:22

I would say make a template like Mike says set up similar to my effort  The template fits in to tailstock Nobby

Edited By Nobby on 06/10/2017 23:22:51

Thread: Blunt hand rea.mers
15/08/2017 17:25:30

Hi Guys
Yes Clive its called bumping up a reamer . we used ot quite often you can also put a shim say about 2 thou along side the reamer

Thread: Return of the Shaper
07/08/2017 15:40:48

Hi Guys
I have a Drummond hand shaper . At work in the 70s there a 36" shaper I used to machine circular grooves in a mould for round components,drummond shaper

Edited By Nobby on 07/08/2017 15:41:21

Thread: Milling in a pillar drill
03/07/2017 16:16:27

HI r]Richard & Ian
The tools fly cutter boring head ect screw on with 1/2" thread 2nd picture shows me turning the location nice and true in situ I have made several cutter holders 6MM one shown in 1st picture 6 m.m cutter holdertruing 3/4 location

03/07/2017 12:50:21

no drawbarvarious cutterstry thisHi Guys Have a look at my idea to hold cuttersparts

Edited By Nobby on 03/07/2017 12:51:00

Edited By Nobby on 03/07/2017 12:52:45

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