Mayhaps the tapping technique can be improved.
How do you guarantee that the tap is following the axis of the hole exactly? E.g., for a hole...
you mean to have a radius, rather than ending in an acute angle (point). The tip of the tool forms the root of the female thread-- and this can be...
Very nice video.
Just watched it and then once again with my wife.
1. I was asked to report that we both believe that dennis should get 1...
nice topic, and thanks for the tip.
This is a nice read. please keep it.
very nice shop, and niiiiiice tools
serious tool envy here.
This is in one of guy leotards books.
I will try to unearth them to give a page reference, but not this weekend.
this is a fast car, andy!
I get much less than that
as dave said,
the clamp is very simple -- I made one for my south bend 10K with a piece of ally I did not even have to machine -- apart from...
re: glasses... uncanny... me too... more than once...
tom in MA
Where are you having it ground?
this is intriguing...
tom in MA
My condolences, Ellen, to you and your children.
At some point I'd love to see some photos of your shop to we how to organize mine. I know that you have a Logan and a van Norman....
OK, this interests me cause I will soon want to do the same.
1. I would think that the angle straight edge need not be (should not be) 60...
where will you find a straight edge blank that big? and how on earth will you lift it to touch up?
will you have it custom cast?
The leveling feet/ caster arrangement is brilliant. Hats off.
Tom in MA
south bends are quite insensitive to bed wear when it comes to how it reflects on the parts you make. actually, this can be shown... I tried to...
this is just great. I really like the way this progressed, really great -- and a lot of work!
tom in MA.
still no progress here...
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