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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) "Plan Ahead". :-) ...lew...

:-) "Plan Ahead". :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I just went back and read Cutters thread. I ...

I just went back and read Cutters thread. I "invented" a way to do an "almost" full ball in one setting. It involves offsetting the tool bit. I think I've posted some of the info. several times on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Yep ! Alcohols all are like that. They just love...

Yep ! Alcohols all are like that. They just love to suck water out of the atmosphere. Now out here where the relative humidity runs in the teens to single digits we don't have to worry much about...
Forum: Machining 01-12-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Lew Hartswick
IF the case didn't come open I don't see how the...

IF the case didn't come open I don't see how the collets could have been damaged. Those pockets they should have been in should have protected them . Did some "inspector" open the case and just cram...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-09-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) Yes BUT per part of your quote "most people"...

:-) Yes BUT per part of your quote "most people" don't have much if any Common Sense any longer. Especially about things like care of tools. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 01-08-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,487
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Thats the way it goes Chris. You just have to be...

Thats the way it goes Chris. You just have to be there first like the "early bird" .
...lew...
Forum: Machining 01-07-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,487
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I have one of the first ones ever made and it...

I have one of the first ones ever made and it still works just fine.
THE STORY:
Back in the dim dark ages before I retired (which has been 23 years now) there
was a thing called "Usenet" . I...
Forum: Machining 01-04-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I'd say two steps. A 1" hole saw followed by the...

I'd say two steps. A 1" hole saw followed by the boring head on a mill. If the holes are such that the part can be fixtured on the table They can all be done the first step, (holesawed) then changed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Why in the world is the pulley on the cutter head...

Why in the world is the pulley on the cutter head so large. My 6" jointer has a 2" one and it never has any problem slipping . Been there for over 40 years and done a lot of cutting.
...lew......
Forum: Fabrication 12-24-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Unfortunately THAT is exactly the point I'm at...

Unfortunately THAT is exactly the point I'm at now. With the school volunteer job gone for almost 2 years now and the "Maker Space" place a big disappointment all I have left is sitting in the...
Forum: Machining 12-22-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,363
Posted By Lew Hartswick
The place I worked at from the 50s to the 80s...

The place I worked at from the 50s to the 80s made a lot of things like the first pic of POP's . All done with a manual mill. Some fancy RF boxes for the military . They weren't quite as big as...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-20-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I wonder about this "strip on the top" in view of...

I wonder about this "strip on the top" in view of this cross section of a piece from a curve. Taken from the curve just above Harrisburg Pa where the line goes from following the river to the bridge...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,232
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That "toothbrush" :-) looks just like the one on...

That "toothbrush" :-) looks just like the one on the saw at the high school I I had been using for many years. Just a wire wheel from a bench grinder. Some Japanese name (I've been gone for two...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Lew Hartswick
There must be zillion of them, I can thing of 5...

There must be zillion of them, I can thing of 5 or 6 that advertise on the local TV all the time . Between Lawyers, Car salesmen, and Drug companies, there isn't much on TV any more. :-)
...
Forum: Machining 12-13-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That looks even nicer than the Okomoto ( I think...

That looks even nicer than the Okomoto ( I think that was the name) I had at school to play with . Curse this virus that shut down the school shop. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 93,144
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Reminds me of the job I did back in VA for...

Reminds me of the job I did back in VA for son=in-law in 2005 :-)
Tore down that whole end of the bldg, built new footer/foundation and all the rest up to the roof. Came out just fine.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I saw the "innards" of an old tombstone maker's...

I saw the "innards" of an old tombstone maker's shop once and that is the way he cut the big chunks of granite etc. Made some good looking stones. Wasn't too impressed with the incribing though. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,614
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) As a former Centre Co. PA resident to a...

:-) As a former Centre Co. PA resident to a current (30 years now) Abq, NM one I couldn't agree more. :-) Rust?? what is that? Of course my nose feels the difference too. :-)
...lew... Oh...
Forum: Welding 12-04-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,509
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It would have been a big help if that bit of info...

It would have been a big help if that bit of info had been in the first post. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,614
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Is that an 8 inch one or the 6 ??? ...lew...

Is that an 8 inch one or the 6 ???
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Nothing wrong with wood. I've been using it since...

Nothing wrong with wood. I've been using it since I was a teenager. Only got into metal to build fixtures for the woodwork but once there found it more interesting/challenging , so it offers a good...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By Lew Hartswick
My point was, so is the company Dayton and the...

My point was, so is the company Dayton and the name on the jack Daytona .
Just as the towns in Fla and Ohio . One is Daytona and the other Dayton .
Maybe a vision problem???
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-30-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By Lew Hartswick
So was Pittsburgh but what does that have to do...

So was Pittsburgh but what does that have to do with the two jacks under discussion?? The name under discussion is DaytonA .
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,938
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Do a test with two 1/8" pieces and one 1/4" one...

Do a test with two 1/8" pieces and one 1/4" one and see .
The old "experimenter" talking.
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 11-17-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Someone should have told BMW years ago the gears...

Someone should have told BMW years ago the gears and drive shaft can't be used on a motorcycle . :-) They just went ahead and did it anyway.
...lew...
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