sorry guys no update yet. it's been sitting under the bench all this time. i have been trying to sort out some motors because i want to go to...
just looked at that ankor wax just what i'm after cheers matey
it's got a cast iron crown on the piston there is a ring of bolts inside the piston under the pin so i could bolt it down easy. i don't know which...
Make it. i didn't make it. It's a real piston and con rod from a Paxman engine out of a ship
I need to coat it with something to stop rust i'd like to keep it the same colour so it must be clear some kind of varnish any ideas
[ATTACH] Why have a sundial or a stone trough when you can have this in the middle of the front lawn. This should get the neighbours talking
why would you watch tv when there are vids like that.
i've zoomed in on the pics and to me it looks like it's just a hammer and chisel maybe with heat as well. the boundary line is chiseled in. look...
thats a point Andy have you got a guide the broach needs a guide bush
be careful with the broach push it through in short steps then back off between pushes allow it to straighten up they are very brittle plenty of oil
oxy torch heat it up like you are about to cut it but don't press the oxy lever just let the sparks fly a little. it's been done with heat look at...
just read this today if i had seen it earlier i would have done it for you Andy i have a set of broaches
probably had them away. they might be on fleebay. decent ones fetch about £150
bought it on ebay. i don't like the wood on it realy i keep meaning to take it apart and make new legs. i made the top to fit the lamp to
thanks very much
there's a bit to do yet centre cap for the wheel and repaint his sash and then light him up
not the best pic it's a bit big here's another[ATTACH]
just a quick update i've nearly done the michelin man lamp. here's a pic. i've a few bits to do to get it finished but you get the jist of...
these may be what you're looking for[ATTACH]
be carefull not to bottom out a bolt i've seen lumps broken out of tables use threaded bar and a nut on the top
by the way you don't have to buy a full set of collets you could just buy individual collets for the cutters you use the most
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