Instructables: exploring - photos - workshop - tools - lathe Sat, 1 Aug 2015 05:01:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Adjusting parts on faceplate made easy (Lathe) gtellez_00 While making a bore for HLQ at the TechShop in San Jose I was having some issues adjusting the part without unclamping it from the face plate and losing my location or pushing it too hard in one direction. In order to adjust the part while it was mounted on the face plate I had to attach adjusting b...
By: gtellez_00

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Thu, 2 May 2013 01:28:24 PDT
Downsizing a broken Emco Compact 5 PC lathe to manual operation. Dr Qui I bought a Emco Compact 5 CNC lathe about 18 months ago. it had been in a school or something and had been thoroughly vandalized by the little sh... i mean ill mannered children and had been used by the guy i got it from just as a manual lathe.  There is a stepper motor missing the optical sensor wa...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 17:53:29 PST
Micro-Sized Miniature Lathe nepheron This is a tiny lathe I made last weekend. The motor is from a small hand vacuum motor and is directly attached to the chuck. It won't work with wood, but foam composite from a sign making shop works great. The power supply is from an old mini radio TV. I believe it's 12 volts and .85 amps. The case ...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 19:21:54 PDT
Air Engine (Updated 1/25/09) Rob K This is a very short video less than 10 seconds. This is the better video. This was the semester long project we did in class for Machine Tool Technology at the University of Central Missouri. I would like to hook the engine up to something and do tests. The base is made out of a 3/4 in t...
By: Rob K

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Wed, 3 Dec 2008 18:09:06 PST
Welcome to my Workshop guyfrom7up This is my workshop, a lot of the tools are pretty old, but I like it. My workshop consists of my workshop and my electronic lab. There I conduct High Voltage (HV) experiments, as well as intricate circuitry (just don't mix the two!). I really only have wood working tools, but I would like to hav...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2008 15:39:36 PST
Tool Rest for a Belt Sander for Sharpening Tool Using Animal Now that I have a lathe, I had to buy lathe tools, having bought lathe tool I needed to sharpen them. I have a grinder, but right now it doesn't work, so I built this jig from the remains of a homebuilt router table. The rest needs to be one inch further back and the front of the rest needs to be r...
By: Tool Using Animal

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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 15:00:35 PDT