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11-21-2012

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06-24-2017 3:24 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Born in South Africa, 7 years in England. the rest in Australiai have beenin a wrkshop all my life . Built 10 or more steam and a couple of hot air engines.
  • Australia
  • engeneer and clock maker

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-24-2017 at 03:01 AM
    This is the latest update on my clients website: Kvom: I cut out the plates on a scroll saw.
    Good marking out, a fine scribe line, is a must. A low power binocular microscope helps. I use
    the same s...

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 06-22-2017 at 07:53 PM
    Terry. That is looking wonderful. I also really like your choice of colors.It makes it so much
    more like a full size. The casting look that you have on your machined components like the top
    of the tan...

  • Posted in thread: My tiny "Tiny" build on 06-19-2017 at 12:28 AM
    Hou koers broer. en voorspoed.

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-18-2017 at 09:53 PM
    I bought the bulk in England from Smiths metals in England but now buy from Brass And Copper in
    Sydney. i mainly use CZ120 leaded engravers brass. Most of the steel parts are stainless.
    Stavex, a heat...

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-16-2017 at 11:56 PM
    This is the next installment of the construction on the clock: It covers the construction of
    the thermometer. I do admire my client;s ability to take the progress photos I send him and
    turn them int...

  • Posted in thread: 3d printing sub forum? on 06-13-2017 at 09:36 PM
    I have a second hand first generation Replicator! Yes please, lets get something going. Just
    look what we could do with our engines:https://3dlabprint.com/shop/p51-d-mustang/Buchanan

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 06-12-2017 at 11:18 AM
    Terry, I have been thinking about you a lot the last while, Very pleased you are well and on
    the mend. Regards Deryck.

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 05-15-2017 at 09:54 PM
    Kvom. we have based the design on as many of Harrison's principals as possible while remaining
    inside the design brief. lubrication is the prime problem when you come to long maintenance
    intervals. Ma...

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 05-15-2017 at 05:52 AM
    This the the link to the progress made in February: I am making some progress with the moon
    dial. The photos will give you some idea of where I am at the moment but the website is much
    more detailed...

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 05-08-2017 at 09:45 AM
    Terry . That is an absolute beauty. The stand is just right as well. Love your radiator.
    Buchanan

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