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Scatterplot
04-02-2006, 04:27 PM
I was just wondering if any of you guys have any good suggestions for posters/stuff on the walls of your shop. Like on the ceiling- I got stuff hanging on the rest of it, but the ceiling is kinda not covered- I'm thinking a tap/drill chart and a speeds/feeds chart (btw, where are some good ones?), anything I'm missing?

BillH
04-02-2006, 06:07 PM
Hmm, Charts, charts I have used are drill size charts, giving me the decimal size of all drills, fractions, numbers and letters.

big-dipper
04-02-2006, 06:15 PM
Babes on motorsickles?

old-biker-uk
04-02-2006, 06:21 PM
Just ain't no room ! http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/remark/pages/workshop/workshop.html Bit of room on the ceiling - hadn't thought of that
Mark

JCHannum
04-02-2006, 06:37 PM
Just ain't no room ! http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/remark/pages/workshop/workshop.html Bit of room on the ceiling - hadn't thought of that
Mark

That is a very interesting shop. Thanks for the link.

You have several beautifully done projects and models. Your workmanship puts many of us to shame.

Schutzhund
04-02-2006, 07:39 PM
I make my own from what is freely available on the net. With the right software it is easy to do, but can be time consuming. I lay them out the way I want them and save them to disc. Then I take the disc to Office Max or Kinkos and have them print and laminate them. They have the ability to print much larger charts than I can do with an inkjet.

http://www.doplastic.com/drilltable.jpg

http://www.everhard.com/Main/Contract/Capabilities/Drill_files/tdchart.gif

http://www.atlanticfasteners.com/cart/images/equivchFront.jpg

http://www.ymw.com.tw/Image/YMW-P468.gif <----- metric

http://www.niagaracutter.com/techinfo/millhandbook/speedfeed/chart1.gif

http://www.cgstool.com/IMAGES_tech/speed_feed_recomm.jpg

There are tons more if you search hard enough. Google is your friend.

Milacron of PM
04-02-2006, 11:19 PM
Tap/Drill Hubba hubba...

www.practicalmachinist.com/missprazi.jpg

CCWKen
04-03-2006, 12:25 AM
All good links--Thanks. The problem I have in the old part of the shop is not having walls that I can hang stuff on. It's all storage with the middle open. The ceiling is too high to put anything I'd try and read. :D I've gotten use to keeping loose leaf binders all around. I have most of the charts in page protectors. I also keep lots of other good info in the binders that I'm less likely to recall. Like where I store certain tools and parts. :eek: :D

Hey Old-Biker, nice shop. What's that machine with the chain drive under the cover?

Weston Bye
04-03-2006, 08:25 AM
Try www.bay-com.com, an advertiser in HSM. They have a good drill-tap-pipethread chart with a bunch of extra anecdotes and misc. information scattered around any blank space on the chart. I have two, on in my shop and one in my office at work.

-no connection, just a satisfied customer.
Wes

Alguy
04-03-2006, 09:08 AM
Very interesting shop and i am impressed with your work and range of intrests thank you for the pics. My charts are on tool box lid inside .