- NE London - UK
No, but I've about a dozen small lasers that I bought after watching the video with a view to making one
I’d be interested in adding one to the collection.Been busy making a Lead screw nut for the Mk1 Clarkson I am resurrecting.
I have been patiently wating for a 5/8 BSW Left hand tap to arrive (I bought 19 !! or ebay all L.A.L ex army surplus apparently, brand new) So if anyone needs one drop me a line
The lead screw it's self is in fine order but the bronze nut was fubared.
The lathe work was fairly straight forward, but drilling the bronze out to 35/64" and then tapping it was tough going.
That all said very happy with the results all test fitted and it's sweet
Cheapest I’ve seen are the Chronos ones, are they worth a try?
Has it absolutely got to be a woodruff key? Could you use a 4mm endmill in the lathe chuck, shaft in vertical slide and put in a parallel key? Or drill two holes either end and use the shaper turned by hand to plane a keyway?
Trepanning tool or a face grooving tool which is basically like a parting toolI’m trying to make an adapter so I can fit bristle blaster brushes in the polisher I'm playing with.
It a really tricky shape (I think) and I don't have a mill or the skills.
This is the part. The two half’s are identical and fit together nicely.
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I don't have any alloy big enough, so built out some smaller round bar with tig.
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I thought I could get in with an insert cut-off tool but there wasn’t enough back clearance so I brazed a carbide cut-off insert to an old brazed carbide tool that had lost it's tip.
I needed to shorten the insert and boy are they hard to cut, even with a grinder.
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I then ground down a HSS blank to make a tiny boring bar to try and get the left side of the slot.
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It sort of worked but was very slow and I still have the problem of cutting out the segments.
Is there a way to do this on a lathe?
What tools are normally used?
It sort of worked but was very slow and I still have the problem of cutting out the segments. Is there a way to do this on a lathe?
Rotary table on cross slide and mill the slots