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Treading a Trapezoid Nut for my Deckel FP2 X Axis Spindle

This entry documents part of my journey in restoring a Deckel FP2 Milling Machine, I will  share the story on how I got the machine in a separate post, a rare tool in Africa. 353 more words

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Workshop Wednesdays - Acrylic Bottle Stopper

Episode #9 – Here is another one I forgot to post.  Sorry!

During pen casting, sometimes you have left over that will not fit into the tube for the blank.   95 more words


Workshop Wednesdays - Acrylic Pen

I forgot to make this post previously but here is the video we did the other week on Workshop Wednesdays.  We are turning an acrylic pen on the lathe and this one was really a challenge for me because I do not do much acrylic and it is a LOT less forgiving than wood. 42 more words


A lathe joins the workshop

I’ve wanted a lathe for about as long as I’ve been able to spell the word.  Even before I got into Proto:87, I knew one would be a part of my workshop someday.  195 more words


Lathe Simulator for Mobile (video)

If you have boring time and dont know what to do, Try visit Google play and search there game Lathe Simulator where you can create your virtual vase or baseball rocket. 25 more words


Pole Lathe Notes-1

This will be a first in a series of ongoing post as I learn to use the spring pole lathe.  These posts will be mostly for my own journaling purposes, but it may prove useful to others as well. 581 more words