Wanted a more sturdy and repeatable setup than the magnetic holder I “stuck” to the lathe bed… Continue reading
Author Archives: leversole
Rotary Table Clamps
Had a recent project where I needed not only to do some inside/outside clamping without disturbing the setup…
Tig Torch Holder
A Tig Torch Holder can be had for 20 bucks or so from any welders supply website…but it is much more fun to make your own…
A grasshopper is a welders helper…
Parts Cabinet Stand
I picked up a new parts cabinet and now I need to get it off if the floor to a better working height…
Shop Made Knurling Tool
When I was finishing up the saw handwheel, I realized my knurling too would not knurl something as big as 2 inches, so I set out to build one that would…
Playing with the Rotary Table
Just playing around with the rotary table, figured I would make a little something or other…
Handwheel For my saw
My Kalamazoo saw is variable speed, but it had no adjustment wheel when I got it…I bet we can remedy that!
How Accurate Is It?
I found a machining book online from the 1920’s, it described a method (one that I had not heard of before) for checking a lathe tailstock for accurate alignment, which allows the machine to cut straight when turning between centers
Compressed Air Manifold
I had a piece of UHMW laying around and thought I would try to make an air manifold for the workshop.