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    Today, 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
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    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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    07-14-2018, 06:13 AM
    It think that it could have done with being properly fixed from the ground up but some of that would have involved making jigs and/or shaping wheels....
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