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  • Berea OH.
  • machinist

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  • Posted in thread: Expo update 2017 on 04-20-2017 at 09:00 PM
    I'll be there.

  • Posted in thread: Modified Ridders engine on 04-20-2017 at 08:59 PM
    Yeah , that cosmetic thing. I'm like ok, it runs good, lets build something else. Though I am
    working on a turners cube right now to give to my boss when I retire cuz he's been good to me
    over the yea...

  • Posted in thread: AL320G - Threading Dial on 04-10-2017 at 10:40 PM
    Uhhh , why not just start at the same no. each time ?

  • Posted in thread: Milling a pocket on 03-18-2017 at 12:56 PM
    Drill the corners 1st staying perhaps .010" away from your finish dim and staying off the
    bottom. use a flat bottom drill (easily ground) to finish the bottom.Rough the pocket, Then
    plunge corners to ...

  • Posted in thread: Smithy owners... on 02-23-2017 at 10:07 PM
    Dial indicator would be my choice .

  • Posted in thread: Tool ID help please on 02-17-2017 at 09:17 PM
    Looks like maybe a couple of pieces of High speed tools too . :o

  • Posted in thread: Tool ID help please on 02-15-2017 at 10:04 PM
    Probably "home made" parallels .

  • Posted in thread: Build sequence on 02-15-2017 at 10:03 PM
    I usually figure to polish after the project is finished but then its like okay, it runs good,
    lets build something else .

  • Posted in thread: want to know the name of a saw on 02-10-2017 at 08:07 PM
    Also known as a " fret saw" .

  • Posted in thread: How to use a mill vise. on 02-08-2017 at 07:59 PM
    My XJ9512 came with instructions that read in part "high spirits and machine do not mix".

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