Well I'm starting a new project, and hope it will end better than the previous two projects, which I must admit, has been placed on the "might work one day" shelf.
The new project is a 45mm Loco - the 020 DeCauville, just like this ...
Wish all the best with finishing your tool, but I think it's more complicated as needed.
I have made my scriper years ago, and if you accept that the refrence (zero) point is above 16 mm of the footplate of the tool, this construction is much simpler.
My very first project was this engine :
You can see photo of the one I build here :
I did actually build this engine on a home made lathe
Sorry for the late reply, but I too would like to thank TUPS for the link to the original video.
I always love the kind of videos and documentary where you see the parts being made and not only the finished parts.
I have to admit, that I have just got me self a smartphone, and is in the process of learning.
I have made my first application for Android, (a HSS tool speed calculator, you can see a screenshot on my website) and have found that when the android system finds an APK-file that is not...
Thanks for sharing a great build with us.
Dont forget to put some shim between the crubscrew and piston before you bend the pistons.
I'm excitede to know is the piston will stay in 90° or tend to fall back a little