final pair of rear wheel rims

Rear Wheel Tread Pair

January 26, 2020 Nigel 0

My first go at machining a rear wheel tread pair for my miniature traction engine was not that successful. That meant I needed another go. The rear wheel tread pair are handed and the tread [more…]

aligning a rotary table

Aligning a Rotary Table

October 14, 2018 Nigel 2

Aligning a rotary table or more importantly aligning a part on the rotary table can be tricky and this is just a simple rough and ready approach to aligning a part. What I’m actually trying [more…]

4-Jaw Chuck on Rotary Table

February 11, 2018 Nigel 1

4-Jaw Chuck on Rotary Table or perhaps more accurately: “Mounting a 4-jaw Chuck to a Rotary Table in the Simplest Way”. The simplest way is the part for me. I’ve had a small 80mm 4-jaw [more…]