4-Jaw Chuck on Rotary Table

February 11, 2018 0

I’ve had a small 80mm 4-jaw chuck hanging around my workshop for some time with the intention of either mounting it to the Hobbymat Lathe or to a rotary table. The rotary table is a [more…]

Sieg SX2.7 Milling Machine

February 3, 2018 0

Finally got tired of the Amadeal XJ12-300 milling machine and upgraded to a Sieg SX2.7 I had to split the machine into 2 parts to move it from the drive to the workshop. Even so [more…]

Hilshear

January 27, 2018 0

This is a fantastic view of this vice mounted shear. The gearing is nice and high which you can see if you compare the pivot point to gear meshing point. The cutting edges can be [more…]

G-Clamp AM-TECH

January 27, 2018 0

These are a cheap make that you find on garage forecourts and on market stalls. I saw these small clamps and thought they were worth testing at the very low price of £1.40 each. Copper [more…]

Angle Plate – from Warco

January 27, 2018 0

Another buy from my trip to the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition. A small cast iron angle plate. Nominal: 3″ x 2.5″ x 2″ Measured: 75.4mm x 63.5mm x 50.5mm The slots are 8mm wide. I [more…]