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Forum: Welding 05-27-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By LW Hiway
As more time goes by, having some robust machines...

As more time goes by, having some robust machines in use in the shop, I'm doing some neat things which due to said machines, life is made much easier.

With TIG, a new found love for simple fitups...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-18-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By LW Hiway
Exploring the H.O. Studley tool chest

Ive been aware of this item for awhile now.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVEKmlhP2Ss)
Thought I'd share the uniqueness of it.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-17-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By LW Hiway
I was in need of a few of these brick for a forge...

I was in need of a few of these brick for a forge update. Ended up making my own with Aircrete, Pearlite and waterglass.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-12-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By LW Hiway
I'm one that likes that bit of rustic, hand made...

I'm one that likes that bit of rustic, hand made look.

It will out last most of what could be bought that would also look perfect, but not be of this quality.

Well done. Really well done.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-12-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By LW Hiway
Agreed. I love using my engine hoists around...

Agreed.

I love using my engine hoists around the place on slabs. Problem is, those darn feet. Never in the right place to straddle anything. sigh
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,618
Posted By LW Hiway
Nice neat work. The second pic looks like a...

Nice neat work.

The second pic looks like a big screen tv. :)
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By LW Hiway
Matt, not knowing just how much 'graving' you do,...

Matt, not knowing just how much 'graving' you do, it's good hand/eye training to do by hand. After a year or two, it's time for something beefier.

I made a nice vacuum graver, like the pro dudes...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-09-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,308
Posted By LW Hiway
Wow John, that anvil must have a colorful...

Wow John, that anvil must have a colorful history. :)

For several years now, I've enjoyed having a box forge, crucible forge and a typical Smithy's hole. I can use propane, coal and heavy oils for...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By LW Hiway
nice add

nice add
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By LW Hiway
It has been years since I relied on using those...

It has been years since I relied on using those wire ports. More so only because it's my choice. Rather have that screw head doing some work.

Feeding off the back of that recept. is also something...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By LW Hiway
Flow abilities of an automotive water pump

Just curious, would anyone have an idea of just how well an automotive engines water pump handle pumping heavier fluids over a water/antifreeze mixture like light oils such as heavy equipment...
Forum: Fabrication 04-29-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By LW Hiway
I've got a total of 5 of these floor pockets in...

I've got a total of 5 of these floor pockets in the garage and 3 in the main bay of my shop.

They do come in handy more often than one would think.
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By LW Hiway
:) Nice stuff is still nice stuff. I'd be...

:)
Nice stuff is still nice stuff. I'd be choosing a color scheme. lol
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By LW Hiway
I'm glad someone else saw this. lol My only...

I'm glad someone else saw this. lol

My only point. :)
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By LW Hiway
FWIW, the thing as drawn was fab'd as shown. ...

FWIW, the thing as drawn was fab'd as shown.

Works great, only one problem. Cutting roots with a Super A with a healthy 13 hp just won't slice a very big root. lol

Of course, my White 4wd FL...
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By LW Hiway
Here I have to make do with 2 pcs of all thread...

Here I have to make do with 2 pcs of all thread rod and a sleeve nut. :)

You guys are too fancy. lol

Nice set Platy
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By LW Hiway
making a spade bit

I had a need to make a spade bit to cut holes into tree stumps to rid them on the place.

I happened along on this video, got a few ideas from it etc,

All was good until he got to the part of...
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By LW Hiway
Threepiece, yes, like D D said it will move once...

Threepiece, yes, like D D said it will move once released, but it can be straightened with heat and dashed cold water spray. Without pressing etc
Forum: Machining 04-19-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By LW Hiway
Keith Fenner setting up his Shaper

Every once in awhile my mind forgets small things mechanical when it comes to machines I rely on in my little shop.

Good thing for the internet and those who put out good info on things like you...
Forum: Machining 04-16-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By LW Hiway
My daily farm driver is a 95 S-10, or is that 96?...

My daily farm driver is a 95 S-10, or is that 96? lol

Both door sets of door hinges on the thing are worn out. The doors sag enough to where I have to pick up on the ends to get them to close.
...
Forum: Welding 04-15-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By LW Hiway
I'd like to see the vise, but I won't join a...

I'd like to see the vise, but I won't join a group to do it.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-15-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By LW Hiway
Agreed. It looks like your supplier got rid of...

Agreed. It looks like your supplier got rid of the stuff he found in the back of the shed.

I guess I'm lucky down here as with the differing manf's that use Al in large qty's, I have had no...
Forum: Fabrication 04-15-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By LW Hiway
Neat touch adding the twists in the small square...

Neat touch adding the twists in the small square bar at the bottom inside the legs. Really brings the build home with detail.

Well done.
Forum: Fabrication 04-15-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By LW Hiway
I've got a couple local friends that have rather...

I've got a couple local friends that have rather large fish ponds. One is about 10 acres and the other says his is around 20. Both are huge, the latter is just plain big.

I won't be doing any...
Forum: Fabrication 04-15-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By LW Hiway
Very clean and neat build. Looks really nice.

Very clean and neat build. Looks really nice.
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