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  • Posted in thread: For Sale - Various tools as listed, Part 2 on 07-05-2017 at 02:21 AM
    PM sent on tailstock chuck.

  • Posted on Shrink Rule, 1/8" per FT in Downloads on 08/17/2016

  • Posted in thread: Broken Center Drill Fix on 03-16-2014 at 08:28 PM
    I've never went wrong with KEO. Some low-cost imports grind too much material away.

  • Posted in thread: Broken Center Drill Fix on 03-16-2014 at 03:41 PM
    I had about a dozen years experience as a machinist when I took a new job at a company that
    manufactured resistance welding equipment. Up to that point, the only copper I ever dealt with
    was from a be...

  • Posted in thread: Harbor Freight 8'' Drill Press on 02-05-2014 at 12:04 AM
    It can pay to watch craigslist and other local sources for used older American iron. Prices
    will vary wildly as most sellers pull a number out of a hat. If you can be patient, a deal on a
    nice older R...

  • Posted in thread: Harbor Freight 8'' Drill Press on 02-03-2014 at 02:13 AM
    Being mindful that many on this board are working with very limited space, I would suggest
    getting a floor model if possible. The bench models by their nature inundate the bench, any
    drawers and every...

  • Posted in thread: Bolt Circle Calculator on 01-20-2014 at 03:42 AM
    Little machine Shop has a Reference page that has several calculators Including bolt circle,
    determining a bolt circle diameter from chordal measurements (very handy for odd-numbered bolt
    circles) and...

  • Posted in thread: Free plans for a larger, simpler, beam engine on 11-16-2012 at 06:32 PM
    I just type 25.4 into my scientific calculator, hit the reciprocal (1/x) button and store the
    result which is the constant that shown above carried out to more decimal places. After that, I
    type in th...

  • Posted in thread: Shrink Rule on 11-16-2012 at 12:28 AM
    It's an 11x36" Sheldon. I'm a little below Athens, a bit more than 1/2 way between Knoxville
    and Chattanooga.

  • Posted in thread: Shrink Rule on 11-15-2012 at 10:32 PM
    I have uploaded a PDF of a 1/8" per FT shrink rule with an explanation for its use to the
    downloads section. I am making a pattern for a T-Slotted slide for my lathe that I hope to get
    cast at one of ...


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