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  1. It is so easy to just draw something...6.590 6.60...

    It is so easy to just draw something...6.590 6.60 and 6.780-6.781 are very tight sizes.
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    I like the feel of the Starrett over the...

    I like the feel of the Starrett over the Mitutoyo, both very good.

    but I like the lever lock and Mitutoyo still has that.

    Seems at a time when I am measuring something hidden or hard to reach...
  3. A section of 6" pipe perhaps 1" or 1 1/2 turned...

    A section of 6" pipe perhaps 1" or 1 1/2 turned to clear the groove by .010 on a side and then a carbide insert silver brazed ti the mid point of part spec width. The pipe arc to become the heal of...
  4. One could send round stock to the steel mill melt...

    One could send round stock to the steel mill melt it down and with that mix run some square tube to your liking.
  5. Some one mentioned gold..Get .060 wall 1 1/4...

    Some one mentioned gold..Get .060 wall 1 1/4 square x 12" and fill it with 24 ct gold to make it more solid and if it doesn't get lost in the mail I will grind it to size for free..... better than...
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    How much would the be in us dollars. Most mini...

    How much would the be in us dollars.
    Most mini lathes are not very good.
    Many sell foe $300 to perhaps $1200 perhaps $1200 and are not worth that much spent on a used real lathe.

    Still it seems...
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    Might light-tight the hold downs and feel...

    Might light-tight the hold downs and feel openings with a feeler-set gauges as a starting point. add .005 (or .010) to the feel number and then take out by .001 till you get a .003 or so with wood...
  8. Oil scalps on the long travel table would not...

    Oil scalps on the long travel table would not take much time, *be sure he knows it is just oil retaining scalps and not a scrap-in-true job.

    Good to wait for Richards advice. I have ideas about it...
  9. Oh, there is a baby rabbit by the the flower...

    Oh, there is a baby rabbit by the the flower pot...what is the thread subject? beans? yes most often better cooked.
  10. Likely need a larger lathe to turn a nice wood...

    Likely need a larger lathe to turn a nice wood door using a big lathe vise and a mill cutter in the spindle..

    My old carpenter riddle. Aluminum and steel may feel cold to the touch but wood seems...
  11. Tied up pecker...Oh , I think it may have been in...

    Tied up pecker...Oh , I think it may have been in Farley Mowat's book The Snow Walker, Eskimo stories..

    OR, maybe something told to me by one of my old American Indian friends (first nation...
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    likely you will need a high quality TC grinder...

    likely you will need a high quality TC grinder like the Makino C-40. or the 32 offered by Donie with perhaps1 320 diamond wheel, or a surface grinder with a 120 or finer wheel running wet for best...
  13. The effect of Taxation on American High tech by...

    The effect of Taxation on American High tech by France of three percent..
    might cause toolmakers to talk about pecker problems...What?

    Here is one..I read someplace , perhaps a fiction story or...
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    That seems a tough design to consider making any...

    That seems a tough design to consider making any inserts. Some times one can resharpen by top grinding an insert if taking of top surface will leave the form still able to make a specification parts....
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    Some things can be found on ebay...so depends on...

    Some things can be found on ebay...so depends on your intentions.
    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=cincinnati+monoset&_pgn=2
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    A very simple lathe might be one that uses a...

    A very simple lathe might be one that uses a master thread or just a good grade screw thread rotating at the same rotation as the spindle to pull saddle /tool holder and make the same thread....
  17. Smooth way surfaces tend to ring out the oil and...

    Smooth way surfaces tend to ring out the oil and so more wear is the result along with hard turning. A row of scrapes at an angle perhaps every 2 or 3" along the flat would be at least something....
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    Here is the manual for the Monoset but not much...

    Here is the manual for the Monoset but not much info in it.
    http://manuals.chudov.com/Cincinnati-Monoset-Grinder-Manual.pdf

    Good to download the Cincinnati #2 manual to find cutter sharpening...
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    Qt [with surface grinders] That is grinding a...

    Qt [with surface grinders] That is grinding a lot of air on a surface grinder..

    QT: I think they're both way too thin for Blanchard grinding.

    Have you checked at a Blanchard shop? wont know...
  20. Have a button with a sign "don't touch this" with...

    Have a button with a sign "don't touch this" with pushing it you get a spark plug size poke.

    I know somebody would sue you, so better not.
  21. Plus likely the blotters would be trashed using...

    Plus likely the blotters would be trashed using liquid drain cleaner, and if you can't trust teens to not grind aluminum then you can't trust them to remember blotters.

    I guess a bench grinder...
  22. QT: Hope your threads look better than theirs....

    QT: Hope your threads look better than theirs.
    Good example of how material compresses into itself and finally achieves the pressure to penetrate the part with making chatter. I avoid the same with...
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    I got very handy with a Dremel hand grinder, I...

    I got very handy with a Dremel hand grinder, I think a good smith should be able to draw nice letters, numbers and write his name..you can use a point mounted grinding wheel, a diamond point or a...
  24. Having an old timer hands with all my fingers and...

    Having an old timer hands with all my fingers and knowing the potential of the wheel to try to
    bump, bounce and try to catch the dresser I would/might use a ready for sharpening dull brazed tool...
  25. There you go.. you can’t beat Richards good...

    There you go.. you can’t beat Richards good advice. Add oil scraps according to Richards instruction, do a supper good job of cleaning the reassembly parts so little/no chance of grits and bugs in...
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