Always fun to follow a build. Please keep the photos coming.
Nicely done, Tony, and a very interesting engine/pump. You've reminded me of the fun of resurrecting old basket cases.
The book has been taken. Thanks for the interest.
George H. Thomas's book "Building the Universal Pillar Tool". Yours for the cost of a Priority Mail envelope (currently $5.60).
Thanks for the photos. Great to see the variety from completed projects to bits and pieces.
For the Sherline, my suggestion would be to buy the DRO for the mill and stick with dials for the lathe. That gives you the opportunity to...
I'm having trouble visualizing what you want to do. Any chance you could post a sketch or photo?
You give good advice. I called Village Press and a reprint of the article is on the way. Good folks.
There is a project in Metalworking Book 3 or Metalworking Book 4 that describes a holder for small hand tools (punches, drills, screwdrivers,...
The drum should have a slight crown. You can find information on re-crowning, plus more than you'll probably ever want to know about Delta sander...
FWIW, I agonized quite a while over what to make the cylinder and piston from. Finally I just made them both out of brass. It's been...
Nicely done, Marcello. I like your solution for connecting the valve body to the cylinder. Doing it as shown on the plans is virtually impossible....
Welcome, Nelson. Looking forward to seeing your work. Let us know if we can help.
Congratulations, Jeroen. A wonderful project in every way. Thanks for sharing with us.
Great start, Ian. As someone said on an earlier post, "you can't have too many wobblers".
This will be a fun project to watch. Please keep us posted. Sort of a "kit bashing" project on steroids. :D
Me too. :)
Very nice engine. Nope, ya just can't have to many wobblers.
Looking forward to following your build. Please keep the photos coming.
Glad you asked this question. And Bill, Bernd and Shred, thanks for answering. The stone wear aspect of surface grinding has always puzzled me...
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