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Spruill Center for the Arts

Having planted the seed of a new hobby and my interest in ceramics and pottery making, I have found the place with weekly classes to explore my creativity. 30 more words

The South

Hardness and quality

Fine story if one manufacturer tries to inform all that he is in TOP-3 in Italy and other companies are not good. The discussion about quality is everlasting and if to “play with ethic rules” the most reasonable way is to close these discussions at all. 475 more words

One more time about special tools

Normally every press brake tooling supplier has a lot of requests for special press brake tools with very few real orders. Why it is happen? 696 more words

Building a Knife by Hand is just as Hard as you Think

Carl Sagan once said: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” In other words, the term “scratch” is really a relative sort of thing. 402 more words

Tool Hacks

Closed box bending

The story with boxes bending is one of the main theories to study the principles of bending, work of press brake tools and imagine the positions and steps in your head. 327 more words

Original and non-original press brake tools

One day we have read the article from one of very big press brake machines manufacturer about the advantages of original tools. In two words all the advertisement follows two main ideas – quality of tooling and complete package from one hands. 375 more words

Kysor/Johnson Horizontal Bandsaw: Part 5

The next step towards getting the bandsaw running was finding a motor for it.  I remembered that I had a GE 1hp motor around with no base.  666 more words