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    12-02-2018, 09:45 PM
    That is awesome!! Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    11-29-2018, 07:44 AM
    mars-red replied to a thread OT-Gluing Glass Crystal in General
    This is the stuff I use, works great (also needs UV to cure, just set it in the sun for a while). It's $8 through Amazon w/Prime:...
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    11-28-2018, 01:58 PM
    mars-red replied to a thread well still kicking in General
    Get well Alistair, I hope you're able to make it back into the shop before long!
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    11-28-2018, 12:05 AM
    mars-red replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I think I understand what you're saying about the odd grain direction, and if so then this stuff does seem to have that. I think most of the color...
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    11-27-2018, 08:40 AM
    mars-red replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Lol! Well when I put it up to my nose all I smell is lost hope and broken dreams. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    11-26-2018, 07:07 PM
    mars-red replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Just been researching, I'm not a wood guy at all. From everything I've read, I feel pretty sure it isn't teak. The dust was very dry, not sticky at...
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    11-21-2018, 10:17 AM
    mars-red replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I just finished making a pair of collet drawtubes for my little watchmaker's lathe, to fit WW collets. I'm going to post up a separate thread with...
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    11-19-2018, 01:19 PM
    mars-red replied to a thread Tailstock Turret in General
    That is really interesting I have never seen one of those. I was using the term "tailstock turret" to refer to the type that mounts into the taper...
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    11-19-2018, 11:17 AM
    mars-red replied to a thread Tailstock Turret in General
    I agree, the screw feed will probably be annoying. As far as rigidity issues, I haven't had issues with either of mine in that regard, but you...
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    11-12-2018, 04:34 PM
    Whoah, buy that Maximat instead! From all accounts those are really good machines, and it would be on my list if I was after something that size.
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    11-08-2018, 11:59 AM
    Last time I messed around with WINE was years ago and even then it was pretty good for hardware accelerated 3D applications. I used it for gaming. ...
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    10-30-2018, 05:38 PM
    mars-red replied to a thread threading drill rod? in General
    It can be easily annealed, but attempting to anneal very small diameters, whether drill rod or plain carbon steel, can have the affect you describe...
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    10-23-2018, 04:28 PM
    I was recently considering carbon fiber plate for a project, and it was around the same time I saw some photos on Instagram of parts Robin Renzetti...
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    10-02-2018, 12:09 PM
    If you don't want to machine any of the existing components (such as the tailstock ram) then you could make a collar that fits onto the end of the...
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    09-25-2018, 12:31 PM
    I have the LittleMachineShop "HiTorque Mini Mill", it's definitely small, but I like it real well. Here are the things I particularly like about it:...
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