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Old 03-18-2017, 02:24 AM   #501
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Photos are great as are the clamps.You have done a great job.YOUR knobs
are really great,why not keep up the high standard and taper both legs
maybe even radius the ends.To my mind perfection
I follow all (your only thread) with great interest.You started out as a newby
asking what lathe do i buy and you have become very confident and adept
from now on its all experience,with your first thread having tens of thousands of views.You have my admiration Regards barry

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Old 03-18-2017, 06:58 AM   #502
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Barry - thanks for your kinds words. As I get into more specific projects I'll start splitting things up I think. This thread is rather large. However as I continue to evolve the workshop and its kit I think I'll keep posting into this thread.

My first planned real engine project will be to follow a series of articles from Model Engineering Magazine called "Helping Dad Make a True Vertical Mill Engine". I have all the articles the plans and after an order this evening I believe nearly all the materials (some bought and some kindly donated by Bruce - bruedney).

This being a snap from the magazine of what I will try and achieve. If I get it looking that good AND running on my first engine build I will be a very happy man.
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