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    Yesterday, 07:32 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Small mill project (SMP) in General
    What, you want the endmills to actually clear the table?! Next you'll be wanting enough clearance to put something on the table and clear THAT! ;)
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    09-21-2018, 03:31 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If a darker wood is acceptable and you can get it, try some Mopane from South Africa. It's non-toxic as far as wood dust goes and it's hard enough...
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    09-12-2018, 03:15 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Small mill project (SMP) in General
    That looks about the right sort of size for mounting a DRO scale. Could you kill two birds with one stone?
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    09-08-2018, 05:51 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Been having trouble with WiFi being delightfully unreliable - think there's something causing interference but can't find out what. So I finally got...
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    09-08-2018, 05:36 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Tool Post Drill Chuck in General
    Well that sounds like yet another thing to add to my must-get-around-to-it queue! Now where did I put that spare chuck?!
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    09-02-2018, 03:33 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Mel: as far as I see it, you either lie down and wait for death or you get on with it and live. Maybe some of the things you may do are "not...
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    09-02-2018, 12:16 PM
    While I'm posting, for those in the UK (if you're not already aware) this is where I get such things from. On eBay they are known as CNCPoorboy. ...
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    09-02-2018, 12:11 PM
    Please revelate me! I've had at least half a play with roughing endmills and like 'em.....but I've not heard of variable flutes. What are they and...
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    09-02-2018, 10:23 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Well we've finally had a break from scorching sun and a few good downfalls of rain.....so the grass I was enjoying getting away with not cutting has...
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    08-27-2018, 02:45 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    And proud of it! I work in IT....one of the few industries where "My one is smaller than your one!" is a boast to be proud of! :D
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    08-27-2018, 11:50 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Danlb: gotta love it when the postman brings you (tool-) porn. I favour the stub length (which I believe, perhaps mistakenly) is the same length...
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    08-16-2018, 04:57 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Plastikosmd: at first glance, I thought "He's got the foot plates a bit long on that rowing machine!". I've got a few days 'holiday' while wife...
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    08-13-2018, 04:20 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    3Phase: My teeth look 3-400 years old....but it's all my own fault. I try not to smile at people too often ;) Skunkworks: Ah, well you have...
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    08-13-2018, 03:24 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Massively depressing day today. My son (6 yo) is on school holidays so I took him and my mum (complaining she's not seen him enough since...
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    08-13-2018, 05:22 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Small mill project (SMP) in General
    Can I send you my column to true up?! :D Similar problems to you - no reference surfaces except the dovetails and needing a riser block. Not going...
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    08-12-2018, 06:04 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Paul: if I've misinterpreted your intentions then I apologise....as I say, it's far too easy to read the wrong thing into a text-only medium. ...
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    08-12-2018, 05:51 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Can we not be inclusive rather than exclusive? Sure, I'll try to post machining specific stuff to the "What did you _machine_ today" thread (when I...
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    08-12-2018, 05:12 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nice, Matt. I don't wanting these questions to sound like criticism but I fear they may come across as such - they're honestly not meant to be! Is...
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    08-11-2018, 12:47 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yes, it's because I'm secretly incompetent. Shhhh! Don't tell anyone! I may get round to making some of Abom79's tap holders (round stock,...
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    08-11-2018, 08:45 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Bought myself a cheap 45mm diestock holder for a cheap G1/2 tap I've got that's bigger than any of the holders I have....obviously. Naturally, I...
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    08-07-2018, 09:08 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    "What's the swing on your lathe?" "One sofa cushion." "?!" I hope you broke the edges of that foam first....might cause someone an injury...
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    08-04-2018, 03:23 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Nice piece of threading. Does the Logan have some sort of clutch or is it just for manual feeding?
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    08-01-2018, 09:36 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Put the bins out, fixed the fence in the hot sun and had a beer....all I need now is to retrieve something from a high shelf and I get my man-card...
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    07-17-2018, 10:04 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    Meh, those of us who are down with the cool kids have been planning one of these for a while.....and then whining about metal suppliers not having...
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    07-16-2018, 12:16 PM
    Pics to show the setup. Y-axis X-axis
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    07-16-2018, 12:07 PM
    I've mapped out the table now and it is very similar to how it was. It's pretty much good on the y-axis but 0.15mm out on the x. That's over about...
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    07-14-2018, 06:08 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    That's why we love them. Life would be boring otherwise, right? Sure, it'd be less stressful...but apparently a little stress makes you live...
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    07-14-2018, 01:06 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    There must be something about today Planeman41. Several thousand miles away and a number of different timezones....and we've been sitting on the...
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    07-14-2018, 11:49 AM
    The original plan was to put the entire mill (minus head and column) on the grinder and resurface the table. As I drove down the motorway it dawned...
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    07-14-2018, 10:42 AM
    And time says.....that J Tiers is at least more correct than I am. Haven't measured y-axis yet but x-axis seems to be exactly the same as it was...
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