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Wood Turning on Unimat 3

My wood turning technique will horrify the professional and amateur wood turners alike. However, having never had a lesson and…

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Aerodynamic Noise

When we flow gas through a pipe or over a surface (fluid dynamics) we generate noise and sometimes vibration. The…

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YS Tools ER25 Collets and Chucks

A set of ER25 metric collets along with 3MT and parallel shank chucks. The parts as they arrived. 25 collets,…

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Connecting Rod

The part in an internal combustion engine that connects the piston to the crankshaft. It changes reciprocating motion of the…

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Transitional Engine – Crankcase

This isn't much of a crankcase, but that is the best description I can give as it links the cylinder…

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Centering and Aligning

These tappet covers were rather damaged after a number of years of use and what looks like some rough treatment…

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Milling Machine Stiffness

So, here I am in the workshop with a dial gauge in the spindle and weights on the top of…

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Mill X Y Axis Accuracy Check

I received an email from Ian asking if I had measured the X Y axis accuracy on my milling machine.…

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Switch Failure on Warco WM240B

There was no bang or sparks or smoke, I switched the Warco WM240B lathe off and it just would not…

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Flow Noise

A term generally used to describe aerodynamic noise produced when a gas flows within a duct or when the gas…

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