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    Accu-Finish style diamond grinder build

    I put together a Accu-Finish style grinder using parts I picked up from eBay, gear head motor, tilting table, diamond wheels etc. Total cost was about $120. It works pretty good, but I do need to...
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    Raising a vise height

    I needed to add a second vise to my mill for holding some long work. I bought a cheap chinese vise and it is .179" lower than my original vise. As luck would have it I just attended a Richard King...
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    About 20 to 30 hours. Most of than was planing...

    About 20 to 30 hours. Most of than was planing and gluing the flooring together, then planing it again down to thickness.

    Vince
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    My wife said it looks too nice to put in the...

    My wife said it looks too nice to put in the garage. I'll use it for my measuring and fixturing tooling. I don't have any room for it in the house and my wife does not have that much jewelry.
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    Gerstner style tool chest

    I was not sure where to post this so I am posting here. There have been a few posts about making a Gerstner style tool chest. I finally decided to jump in and build one. I purchased some plans from...
  6. Two project videos, quill DRO and a mist coolant tank

    These were a couple of quick projects that I had been putting off but finally got motivated to complete. One is a pressurized mist tank and the other is a quill DRO for my Brideport.

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  7. Thread: Shop/garage air

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    Shop/garage air

    After way too long I finally got around to installing compressed air around my garage/shop. I used the Maxline 1/2" system. I think I could have done copper for less cost but more work on my part. ...
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    Simple Green All Purpose Cleaner may corrode...

    Simple Green All Purpose Cleaner may corrode aluminum. There are several Simple Green products that have been specifically made to be safe on aluminum, including Extreme Simple Green, Pro Series...
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    5 gallon bucket parts washer

    I use some Hangsterfer's hard cut cutting oil in my mill and lathe. I have a heck of a time getting the cutting oil off. I came up with a simple 5 gallon bucket parts washer that seems to do the...
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    It took a week, but P&W finally got back to me...

    It took a week, but P&W finally got back to me and told me they have nothing on that machine.

    Vince
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    Electrolimit Gage Manual/Schematic

    I have a Pratt and Whitney Electrolimit gage and am in need of a Manual and or schematic. This is the vertical one.

    Thanks,

    Vince
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    I just wanted to see if it was possible. Plus...

    I just wanted to see if it was possible. Plus the grooves are .065.

    Vince
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    I finished the lapping plates. The results are...

    I finished the lapping plates. The results are here:
    Lapping plates part 2 - YouTube

    Vince
  14. Thread: Lapping plates

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    Lapping plates

    After watching Tom Lipton's video on making lapping plates, I decided to give it a tray. I think the results were pretty good.

    Lapping plates part 2 - YouTube

    Vince
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    Why not. Making something flat to 11 millionth...

    Why not. Making something flat to 11 millionth is not as hard as holding thickness to 11 millionth. I got inspired by this video.

    Making Flat lapping plates 3 - YouTube

    Vince
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    Under 11 millionths, which is getting to the...

    Under 11 millionths, which is getting to the limit of my optical flat and light source.

    Vince
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    I don't have a surface grinder so I will have to...

    I don't have a surface grinder so I will have to lap them to each other using the 3 plate method. Not having grooves in them would allow a film to form on them and prevent them from lapping evenly. ...
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    Making lapping plates

    I decided to make some lapping plates pre Tom Lipton's video. I used my CNC mill like a shaper. The side loads were very light so I don't think it bothered the machine. The load was a lot lighter...
  19. Thread: CHNC cutoff tool

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    I need to part off 1 1/8" bars. I have the CC14...

    I need to part off 1 1/8" bars. I have the CC14 tool holder so I will look into milling it down.

    Vince
  20. Thread: CHNC cutoff tool

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    CHNC cutoff tool

    I have an CHNC that takes 3/8 tooling or 5/8 bars. I can't seem to find a cutoff tool (carbide preferred) that will fit my 8 station turret. I would greatly appreciate any recommendations.

    Thank...
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    I guess they don't like competing web sites, it's...

    I guess they don't like competing web sites, it's c n c z o n e, without the spaces. When I try and type it without spaces I get *******.

    Vince
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    I don't know what was down that hole, but is was...

    I don't know what was down that hole, but is was steel. Judging by the quantity and quality of the oil in the transmission, I don't think that wheel or transmission had ever been removed. I have...
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    I stopped my a Harbor Freight store this morning...

    I stopped my a Harbor Freight store this morning and picked up a 5 ton hydraulic puller ($72 with tax). I tapped on the wheel to drive it further onto the shaft (I think it moved) then put on the...
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    The Powermatic manual says to change the oil...

    The Powermatic manual says to change the oil every 6 months. I removed the oil fill pipe which is at least 1" above the minimum oil lever and no oil came out. This bandsaw is about 35 years old and...
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    I didn't think about tapping it ON, thanks. I...

    I didn't think about tapping it ON, thanks. I can't get it to turn because of a cotter key. I don't want to use a pry bar as that would put a lot of load on the transmission. At least now it works...
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