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darkzero

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#14
Wow, that is beautiful! And some fine craftsmanship there! Thank you for sharing.
 

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#17
A truly beautiful example of fine craftsmanship. Outstanding! Awesome! I just learned how to hand make a 4 cube turners cube which I felt made me somewhat competent on the lathe. Then I see something like this and wonder if I might need to take up gardening or basket weaving. Naw.
 

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#20
And here I was patting myself on the back recently for finally getting the hang of single point threading...o_O

Absolutely beautiful craftsmanship, sir!:cool:
 

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#21
Beautiful work, Sig. I would love to see a video of it running, but I suspect that this one is meant to be for static display only, correct?
 

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#23
Yeah, but I bet you can't do this. (As I play "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" with armpit farts.) :D

Seriously, that is an awesome display of craftsmanship. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Tom
 

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#24
Wow! Now I can never post picks of my work as I could never creat something as beautiful as that in metal. I have build some nice things in wood but metal is a whole mother world. My shop is also not suitable for viewing either. Thank you for giving me something to aspire to!
 

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#25
Thanks for kind words guys, this pictorial wasn't meant to be show off but more like instructional or tutorial for one of the European models building club 5 years ago.
What I was tying to demonstrate here is different tooling, different setups possibilities and capacity of small machining tools. Something I always wanted that someone show me when I started with this hobby long time ago.
This display model actually runs on compressed air or it could actually be hooked to another model steam boiler to run it.
 

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#26
What a craftsman,truly magnificent workmanship. Thank you for posting these wonderful and clear pictures.

Willy aka Guv
 

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#29
Great photos that tell a great story. Beautiful engine and great craftsmanship. Thanks for sharing.
 

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#30
WOW! Truly amazing. Hopefully you are planning to post a few photos of your next project.
 
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