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bdarin
07-18-2003, 11:52 PM
Here's a pic of my Tinker T&C grinder (assuming photobucket works).
www.photobucket.com/albums/0603/bdarin/6a8e5b8f.jpg (http://www.photobucket.com/albums/0603/bdarin/6a8e5b8f.jpg)

Evan
07-19-2003, 01:59 AM
It works. Very nice work. I really like brass.

uute
07-19-2003, 02:06 AM
bdarin,

Nice work. How do you like your Tinker? Has it been easy to setup and done all you need to sharpen?

uute

Paul Gauthier
07-19-2003, 07:46 AM
Real nice.

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Paul G.

G.A. Ewen
07-19-2003, 08:33 AM
Good looking machine! Where did you get the castings, was it a kit?

bdarin
07-19-2003, 10:17 AM
GA: castings are from Guy Lautard.com. Cost about $80, shipped from Vancouver, I think. There's more pictures and a full writeup at Metalwebnews.com. uute: It does what I need, no more. I've had no success sharpening the ends of end mills, but the sides come out sharp enough to shave with. It works especially well on those huge 2-1/2x3" horizontal mill cutters. Them guys are expensive, I did the whole project mainly to sharpen those big cutters. I pretty much just use it on milling cutters. For that it's great and setup is fairly easy. Kind of set-it-and-forget-it. It's capable of more, I just don't need more. Someday I'll build a Quorn. Maybe.



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Thrud
07-21-2003, 02:27 AM
Spiffy - and who cleans your shop? Good God man! I can even see the WALLS!!!!

dvk
07-21-2003, 06:13 PM
good job

dave

wierdscience
07-21-2003, 08:23 PM
Yes sir nice work,but WTF?are you joining the ranks of guys like Allistair with his 500 or so Emmert vises and Kenc with his 150 Norris planes?I mean geez talk about a mans mother -but have a clean shop? http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif In some parts of the world thats an insult http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif

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bdarin
07-21-2003, 10:26 PM
Sorry, guys. I'll try not to clean up too much next time I do pictures.