Wavy Parallels

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 as they can then be squeezed up in the vice and the edges support the workpiece at the maximum width … Read more

Proxxon Cut off/mitre saw KGS 80

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 cutting capacities. Review Well it all started good enough, but the saw didn’t actually finish a cut before there was … Read more

TiN End Mill

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 as I should have. I went online to one of the regular places that I purchase this sort of tooling … Read more

Deluxe Materials Roket Rapid

glues

A review of the superglue Deluxe Materials Roket Rapid. 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 anti-clog action and extended life – the Fluorocarbon treatment blocks moisture … Read more

Guide Bearing Failure on BS250

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 from the face of the bearings and as you can see they were full of sawdust. Interestingly all of the … Read more

Skelton Saws

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