Durafix Easy Weld

March 23, 2019 0

If you want to weld aluminium then you really need a TIG welder… Some jobs are not suitable for TIG welding and a soldering or brazing would be more useful where you can flood a [more…]

CAD Software

March 16, 2019 0

For some time I’ve been thinking about moving away from the drawing board and using CAD. OK, it’s 2019 and there have been a lot of perfectly good CAD packages out there for a number [more…]

Radiused Connecting Rods

February 28, 2019 0

The formal way to radius the end of a connecting rod is to use a rotary table and an end mill. If you don’t have a rotary table you can make hardened filing buttons and [more…]

Accurately Drilling a Hole

February 28, 2019 0

Even in a milling machine with all axes, apart from the quill movement, locked I start with a centre drill. Drill gently to ensure that the centre is perfectly aligned and drill into the material [more…]