dx1000-cyclone modification

Record Power DX1000 Cyclone

August 23, 2020 Nigel 0

I thought I would try and create a Record Power DX1000 Cyclone dust collector. This DX1000 dust collector has been in use in my workshop for a number of years and works very well, but [more…]

boiler endplates and tubes

Boiler End Plates

August 14, 2020 Nigel 0

Should boiler end plates on a copper boiler be concave or convex? Is there a reason they go one way or the other? One reason for the convex endplates is that I intend to rivet [more…]

Genmitsu 3018-pro Case

Genmitsu 3018-Pro Case

August 7, 2020 Nigel 0

I needed a Genmitsu 3018-Pro case, something that would allow me to store it safely in my workshop and easily move it to the bench when it’s in use. This is my first adventure into [more…]

model making blog

Model Making Blog

August 3, 2020 Nigel 0

glue-it.com is a model making blog that has been online since 1998. 22 years of writing articles, assembling data and sharing information with people from across the world. We started with simple hand coded html [more…]

engraver, end mill and slot drill

CNC Cutting Bits

August 2, 2020 Nigel 0

I’ve been using milling machines for my hobby of model making for over 40 years, but CNC is new to me and CNC cutting bits are new. The primary first task for the CNC engraver [more…]