Soba Vice

April 23, 2016 Nigel 0

I was at the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition and looking for a heavy vice for my milling machine (Amadeal XJ12-300). There are a lot of cheap vices around and you can find them starting at [more…]

Wavy Parallels

April 23, 2016 Nigel 0

A box of 9 pairs of wavy parallels. Select a pair of parallels of the correct height, place in the vice. These are not placed correctly – best to arrange them as a mirrored pair [more…]

Proxxon Cut off/mitre saw KGS 80

April 17, 2016 Nigel 0

Specification 220 – 240V  200W  50/60 Hz 4,000 rpm Base with round table of highly stable, die-cast alu, with CNC milled fittings and slides. Table size 230 x 230mm. Weight 6kg. Consult the table for [more…]

TiN End Mill

April 16, 2016 Nigel 0

I needed some new end mills as I managed ot break an 8mm one last week – quite frankly I was being heavy handed and had not tightened up some of the traverses as well [more…]

Deluxe Materials Roket Rapid

April 10, 2016 Nigel 0

A high quality instant glue. High quality, triple-distilled variety for the best adhesion to a wide variety of materials. Perfect for most applications this the medium thickness formula. Supplied in a Fluorocarbon treated bottle for [more…]

Unimat 3 Pillar Drill

April 10, 2016 Nigel 1

I really want a small pillar drill that is available for use on a regular basis. I have a Unimat 3 lathe/mill, but whenever I want to use it as a drill it is normally [more…]

Guide Bearing Failure on BS250

April 9, 2016 Nigel 0

I went to change the blade on my Record BS250 bandsaw and the lower set of bearings were locked solid, you could just about feel movement if you rocked them back and forth. I removed the metal shields [more…]

Skelton Saws

April 8, 2016 Nigel 0

Skelton saws scarborough – just beautiful handmade saws to very traditional designs Source: Our Products – Skelton Saws