Here is an update on the progress, I had some interest in the lathe and I thought I should share in video form in hopes that it's a little more interesting.
Progress Update and Projects
I got a great deal today from a member and good friend, TAWP Tool.
the hook was that it was in pieces :grin:
After haggling him down to a final price of free for the mill ,
he sucker punched me with other shiny (new) objects that deftly confused my senses ,
namely a new DRO w/glass scales...
I am a pharmacist by trade and have never used a milling machine before. I decided to buy this mill mostly to help slot guards for my knife making hobby and for some other projects I have planned like crossbow parts and sterling engines. I know it's been done before, but I'd like show a bit of...
Finally got over my fear of the lathe and spent some time on it. I am a complete and utter noob, so hopefully I didn't do too many things incorrectly. If you guys have any pointers for me, that'd be much appreciated. I'm using the Precision Matthews PM-1022V, if anyone was wondering.
Shop Made Rotary Broach
i have a job that requires a square hole to be pierced through a piece of machined steel. the material is too thin to be push broached for fear of fracture.
i don't have pull broaches or the puller for that matter, so i'm doing the next easiest method i have seen.