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  1. Mark Duquette replied to the thread Reaming 12l14 steel.

    Looks like you have a plan. The L in 12L14 is for lead which has been added to enhance its free machining. I worked in the...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:19 PM
  2. Mac McCaskie posted a new thread.

    10 x 22 lathe cross slide dovetails not parallel(?)

    Hey All, I was adjusting my cross-slide gibs, again, with hopes to relax the friction I get when cranking it all the way out. I had...

    Forum: Tools

    Oct 14, 2019 at 5:20 PM
  3. abby replied to the thread Back at it. Lost pla cast iron ceramic shell.

    That is very impressive aonemarine , what plastic are you using for the patterns ? my own experience of burning out printed plastics ,...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 5:05 PM
  4. BaronJ liked Badhippie's post in the thread pre drilling for holes.

    Sorry I am new to posting on this site. It looks like to me this drill bit has been spun backwards. If you look at the pic. The burr I...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:37 PM
  5. clockworkcheval replied to the thread Solidworks for Mac?.

    Fully agree with Cogsy. My son is a professional user of Solid Works. He got me an 'old student person' copy and installed it on my Mac...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:22 PM
  6. aonemarine replied to the thread Back at it. Lost pla cast iron ceramic shell.

    Its really quite easy, but at the same time there is so many little things that make all the difference and every casting is inherently...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:19 PM
  7. awake replied to the thread Total amateur, but learning!.

    Cessna, if you haven't yet, find MyfordBoy on YouTube and watch his casting videos - very, very informative. Initially he used potassium...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:18 PM
  8. BaronJ replied to the thread Some help needed.

    Search "Flash Steam" add the word Boiler at the end for more hits.

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:08 PM
  9. Dodo-steam posted a new thread.

    Some help needed

    Hello everyone just joined and I hope this is the right section to ask this question in. My main hobby is playing with RC cars and...

    Forum: Boilers

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:54 PM
  10. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Old School Sawmill Edger.

    Amazon was happy to take my money for two of the Proxxon blades.

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  11. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Old School Sawmill Edger.

    Okay--Lets think about what I need. Engine with a governor--Yep, I have half a dozen of those. 2" diameter sawblades--Yep, I can order...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:49 PM
  12. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Old School Sawmill Edger.

    I find sawmill machinery fascinating. There were four sawmills in the village where I grew up, near Bancroft. Of course I only seen them...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:48 PM
  13. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Old School Sawmill Edger.

    I did find some 2" diameter sawblades. The sawed lumber from my sawmill is only about 1/8" thick, so these blades should be about right....

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:48 PM
  14. Brian Rupnow posted a new thread.

    Old School Sawmill Edger

    I'm all "engined out". I've been thinking about something to build and run with one of my engines. I already have a sawmill, a buzz saw,...

    Forum: A Work In Progress

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:47 PM
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