“If I Had a Hammer”

April 18, 2018 Nigel 0

The hammer collection has definitely crept up on me… Now I’ve got to the point where I’m balancing one on another and I keep looking out for them at car boot fairs, they can be [more…]

Low Profile Clamp

April 2, 2018 Nigel 1

This clamp idea came about as I wanted to machine a large plate that was too large for the milling vice. I thought that two pieces of bar stock, clamped to the table with compliance [more…]

3MT Direct Collets

March 3, 2018 Nigel 0

When I first purchased the Amadeal XJ12-300 milling machine I decided that what I need was some direct collets. The head on this mill is 3MT and the drawbar that comes with it is 12mm [more…]

Draper Screwdriver Bit Set

March 3, 2018 Nigel 0

I was given this set of driver bits, they come in a rather nice circular dispenser. Specification 1/4″ female x 1/4″ male magnetic bit holder 2x plain slot bits size: 4.5 and 6.0mm 2x cross [more…]

Naro Driver

March 3, 2018 Nigel 0

A screwdriver that you don′t really need, but need to buy one for that one time when no other screwdriver will work. A neat package with the driver and a number of useful driver bits. [more…]

Sieg SX2.7 Milling Machine

February 3, 2018 Nigel 2

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…]