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    06-17-2018, 05:33 PM
    12l14 Steel or 7075 Aluminum. In reality it is whatever is best for the task at hand. I totally hate doing a job twice because either the user or...
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    06-10-2018, 09:27 PM
    A friend of mine brought me some 1-1/4 -8 Nuts to use for making wood lathe face plates. I had him test the nuts on the lathe and they fit. ...
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    06-09-2018, 12:06 PM
    I did a bit of research and what I built is a "press brake" . In that case the movable part is a Punch and the fixed portion is a Die. Thanks...
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    06-09-2018, 11:04 AM
    I have built a small sheet metal brake/bender. What is the correct name of both the bottom/fixed die and the movable die? Thanks in advance ...
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    06-09-2018, 10:50 AM
    I have not used fusion so I do not know the finer points of rotating or flipping views. This could be a source of error. Some assumptions: 1)...
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    05-08-2018, 08:37 AM
    Router table with a long fence and "feather boards before and after the cut as well as on top of the part. Also In-feed and out-feed supports. Do ...
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    04-27-2018, 10:32 PM
    Stepside replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I took my Sid Pileski 1.5 x 1.5 "steam engine" and my Gary Martin Shaper to a local High School metal shop class. There were some questions and it...
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    04-19-2018, 10:47 PM
    I was thinking of using the machinable wax for "Lost Wax" casting. I called the factory and was told that it was a vegetable wax and therefore not...
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    04-19-2018, 08:32 AM
    A speaker magnet on a stick. The "store bought" ones put the magnet at an angle so you do not have to be straight above area you are "sweeping". ...
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    04-18-2018, 09:55 AM
    Usually my "coolest machine" is the one I am using at the moment. But when I have guests in the shop it is the metal cutting shaper made from the...
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    04-15-2018, 07:38 PM
    Stepside replied to a thread Treating polished brass in General
    Thanks for all the suggestions. She will order some Renaissance wax tonight. It is her project and she has fairly high standards for the finished...
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    04-14-2018, 08:02 PM
    The "Little Woman" purchased a lighting sconce that came out of a movie theater. It is Brass with some polished areas. She has done a nice job of...
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    04-10-2018, 07:59 PM
    Stepside started a thread A Delrin Question in General
    A simple question. Does Delrin change size with a temperature change? If so, ideas of the shrink available from putting the part in the freezer? ...
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    03-30-2018, 04:00 PM
    The rest of the story: After being informed that the shafting I was tapping was Aquamet 19, (Spec sheet says it is a modified Type 304 Stainless...
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    03-28-2018, 07:14 PM
    Stepside replied to a thread Woodruff Key question in General
    In the next few days I will make a sample using the technique put forth by Illinoyance. thanks for the tip. Pete
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    03-28-2018, 04:50 PM
    Stepside replied to a thread Woodruff Key question in General
    Arcane You might be on to something. I touched off on the shaft and raised the table the depth in the handbook. Pete
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    03-28-2018, 12:07 PM
    Stepside replied to a thread Woodruff Key question in General
    The key size and the cutter match. The fit is excellent except for being too tall. All numbers from Machinery's Handbook. My question was "are the...
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    03-28-2018, 08:56 AM
    Stepside replied to a thread Woodruff Key question in General
    Tight is not the issue. They fit snug or better width wise in both the shaft and the mating part, The issue is/was height and I wondered if that was...
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    03-27-2018, 07:31 PM
    Stepside started a thread Woodruff Key question in General
    Are Woodruff keys made tall allow for final fitting? I have one of the kits with 10 keys of each of a dozen sizes. Might be sub-standard quality. ...
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