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    clockworkcheval replied to the thread Hi from downunder.
    Hi, I have a Schaublin 102 VM lathe, with the massive leadscrew central underneath the bed. This is nice but makes a thread chasing dial...
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    clockworkcheval replied to the thread Problems with Steel.
    Two comments 1) for longer holes in tougher material like stainless I prefer 6 facet drills. You basically grind additional facets on...
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    clockworkcheval replied to the thread Problems with Steel.
    Of course I concur with all common sense comments mentioned above. However sometimes you have no choice in the material you have to...
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    clockworkcheval replied to the thread Jaws for Buck chuck.
    You may be able to make do with soft jaws from Aluminium which you bolt onto the regular jaws. I use them mostly for discs but it should...
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    The item next to the milling attachment looks like an item we made at our horological workshop as part of a copying attachment. We load...
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    clockworkcheval replied to the thread Faceplate Clamps.
    Personally I try to avoid single point cutting bigger bores on my lathe (60 year old Schaublin 102 VM). I prefer mounting the piece on a...
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    Setting the 2 degree angle to make a Thornton type cycloidal wheelcutter. The sinus-protactor is set between a nice flat and square disc...
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