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Kysor/Johnson Horizontal Bandsaw: Part 3 - The Gearbox

I’m back with the third installment on fixing the KJ horizontal bandsaw.  This time I’m addressing the gearbox that drives the back wheel.  The gearbox has a few problems that I have to fix. 753 more words

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Shutter Bug Goes Extreme with Scratch-Built Film Camera

Should a camera build start with a sand mold and molten aluminum? That’s the route took with this thoroughly impressive camera project.

When we think of cameras these days, chances are we picture the ones that live inside the phones in our pockets. 217 more words

Misc Hacks

metalworking poetry

This day’s work at the weld shop. I’ll be finishing these steel plates of poetry then mounting them to steel boxes to be hung on the wall and opened. 71 more words

Learn to Weld for Under $100

As a homeowner, handyman, tinkerer, and serial DIY’er I can think of few skills that are as useful as the ability to weld.  Whether it be a want, or a need, the ability to securely join metal together can add greatly to many home projects.   952 more words

Making it "Reign"! Making Coins at Gulf Wars

At the BMDL 12th Night Celebration, TRM Gareth and Juliana granted the petition from Master Anias Fenne and Earl Byron of Haverford to create a Moneyers Guild for the Kingdom of Æthelmearc.  194 more words

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