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Shaper vise clone and shaper restoration finish

Well, the shaper is finished as is the vise, everything is mounted together and all that is needed is just to make a pair of replaceable steel jaws for the vise, and it’s ready to be used full time again. 165 more words


Foundry From Scrapped Oven for Cheap, Clean Castings

Home-built foundries are a popular project, and with good reason. Being able to melt and cast metal is a powerful tool, even if it’s “only” aluminum. 226 more words

Misc Hacks

Tricks of the Trade: Metalwork in the 21st Century

Here is the third mini documentary that my group put together for the 25th Hour.

“Ottawa is a pretty modern city, but just an hour away in Merrickville, some things are still done in a very old way. 45 more words


Shaper Vise Clone update

After machining the parts and slowly piecing them together, I finally started to assemble the vise, machined it up up as a whole on the shaper, and cut the slot in it for the nut, It needs a little more cleanup work but as soon as the nut and everything are put together and finished, the vise should be ready to be fitted with some steel jaws and used. 127 more words


The 25 Finest Tycoon Games

It was quick to get lost amidst all the consideration surrounding the 3DS itself, but Nintendo also had an actual 3DS game cart on hand at E3 and, effectively, it looks pretty much like a frequent DS cart (almost certainly a superior point, because the two are compatible). 690 more words

Football Sculpture

Butterfly Bronze was delighted to be part of the project to produce a life-size sculpture of Colchester United football hero, Peter Wright. He made over 400 appearances for the Club and died in 2012. 42 more words

Sherpa Foundry casts a wider net, hoping to catch customers abroad

Sherpa Foundry — a three-year-old, San Francisco-based group that’s among a growing number of outfits to help older and non-tech companies better understand how tech startups might help them — is looking to fold in some new customers. 41 more words