I am milling a mild steel bar to take a carbide tool.
I used 20 mule team borax and some brass shim stock to braze a piece of carbide to...
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I think I have read about mixing casting sand with motor oil ( may be used).
I don't know how well this...
I recently purchased an old cast iron power hack saw.
I am in the process of making bushings and replacing a 1" bar the big gear runs on.
I have had this mini lathe Kit for some time.
I added a 4" 3 jaw chuck.
I up graded the ball bearings on the spindle to better ball...
I experienced the chilled hard spots in some cast pieces.
It occurs to me the cast bits could be heat treated to remove these hard spots....
I have had a wilton 8" bench grinder for some time now.
It always vibrated badly.
I tried making new inner washers out of some cast iron I...
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