A section for the model maker, home DIY enthusiast, professional engineer and for the tool tart who just wants to collect.
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…]
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…]
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…]
I bought this solid carbide slitting saw at the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition in 2014 and have been using it for some time on various materials. At the weekend I decided to use this blade [more…]