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Metric or Imperial Threads

Someone commented to me the other day whilst walking around a car museum in the UK that they couldn't cope…

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Transitional Engine – Eccentric

The transitional engine has been on the bench for quite some time and has gone through a number of design…

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Durafix Easy Weld

If you want to weld aluminium then you really need a TIG welder... Some jobs are not suitable for TIG…

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CAD Software

For some time I've been thinking about moving away from the drawing board and using CAD. OK, it's 2019 and…

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Moore & Wright Dial Test Indicator & Stand

This was bought for me as a present, what a fantastic present. Must admit that I've been staring at it…

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Radiused Connecting Rods

The formal way to radius the end of a connecting rod is to use a rotary table and an end…

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Accurately Drilling a Hole

Even in a milling machine with all axes, apart from the quill movement, locked I start with a centre drill.…

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Milling Machine Z-Axis Accuracy

Someone asked me how accurate my Sieg SX2.7 milling machine was in Z-axis. There problem was the head moving when…

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Warco WM240b Carriage

I've had a Warco WM240b for a number of years, but in the last few days the main carriage has…

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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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