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    Yesterday, 12:30 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Hmmm, I'd forgotten about that post of yours. Might have to think about working that out. Is it just that the carriage travel is quicker for...
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    Yesterday, 11:01 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Ah, now that might do the trick. Thanks. At least to the point where I can take over with a boring bar if necessary - seem to be making a few...
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    Yesterday, 08:48 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Ah, the old 'throw money at the problem' technique. Usually my go-to method for a problem - mainly because it involves getting more toys to play...
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    Yesterday, 06:25 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Needed a reducer sleeve to hold a 10mm bar in a 12mm holder. The one supplied with the holder looked like they'd gnawed it out of scrap. Surface...
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    10-16-2018, 10:54 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Finally got the mini-mill back from the surface grinders after take 2. To be fair, it wasn't them dragging their heels, I was tied up with other...
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    10-16-2018, 07:12 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    And they said the only way was up! That's some excavation by hand there! Room for a lathe, mile, shaper, belt sander.....ah, jealousy :-D
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    10-16-2018, 05:31 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    You might make it work but it's not likely to be great. That'll be a percussion hammer rather then a pneumatic hammer so it'll be far weaker than...
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    10-07-2018, 07:10 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I once did a 10 to 4 shift.....am to am. But to be fair, it was only a one-off. One of those 'it opens in the morning, we HAVE to be finished!'...
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    10-05-2018, 05:14 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    It does, that. Only downside is that it's noisy. If the chips aren't going for your face, they'll only be embedding themselves in your fingers -...
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    10-05-2018, 03:35 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Made new fasteners for my wife's boots after they fell off in town. Naturally they are an odd thread so had to order an M3x0.6 tap. I think I need...
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    09-22-2018, 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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