|Chris TickTock||20/10/2020 15:41:56|
|622 forum posts|
I have been looking at old posts in relation to a filing machine. Also I have looked what is available in kit form. I only have Sherline machinery and some of these kits require larger swings than I have.
Before I can make a proper assessment can anyone put me right as to the difference between a die fiiing machine and a bench filer?
Any other pointers appreciated.
|118 forum posts|
Have you had a look at the filing machine detailed in Vol 0. Issue 4 ( very early MEW ) .
Its not a kit , however , it’s small as in suitable for bench top , and by the look of it , fairly simple to construct , designed by Stan Bray , so it also has pedigree! .
Edited By D.A.Godley on 23/10/2020 16:59:56
|Chris TickTock||23/10/2020 17:21:15|
|622 forum posts|
Hi, yes thanks I have seen this. I am a little hesitant over whether when all said and done a bench filer is a major asset to me or not. What I have been doing is gathering as much info as possible to look at the alternatives. One thing i have come across is that the old machine files may be difficult to source. The fundamentals for a bench grinder seem simple good bushing and like a scroll saw reduce all vibration. I will come back to this when have more time.
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I looked at making one years ago but the lack of machine files put me off
|Martin Kyte||23/10/2020 18:39:28|
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Hemmigway do one as a Myford attachment
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