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Shop Made Quick Change Toolpost

A few weeks ago now I finished a quick change toolpost for the Schaublin.

The design is based on Andy Lofquist’s MLA-23 toolpost.  Andy is the man behind the wonderful Metal Lathe Accessories kits ( 519 more words


Trying to Machine That Adapter Harder Than I Thought

More lessons learned.   Cutting works fine.  Baking the carriage up is what is pulling the workpiece from the chuck.just enough drag to pull it out. 49 more words


Beta Launch Assembly Scenes

Mad assembly sessions these days and nights. These images show our process installing the electronics in 6 unique Divining Rod shells.  We’re getting ready for our final user testing session and the ‘Beta Launch’ this Thursday, 8/17 6:30-9:00pm. 7 more words


Top 20 Facts About Manufacturing according to the NAM (National Association of Manufacturers)

  1. In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion.
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Podcast: A Review on Nanofluids for Machining - Current Nanoscience

Author(s): Harshit B. Kulkarni, Raviraj M. Kulkarni, Mahantesh M. Nadakatti, Maharudra S. Patil.

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Carved Coffee Chest: Door Hinges

Well, I didn’t find any knife hinges locally and I don’t feel like spending $40 online soooo I’m making my own. I found some big shelf pins that will work for the pivots. 28 more words


Bass Guitar Build: Truss Rod

I decided to build my own truss rod for my bass guitar project. I went to the local hardware store and purchased four feet of 3/16 steel rod. 102 more words