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by Errol Groff
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Good, cheap, material to practice with?
Replies: 26
Views: 6781

Re: Good, cheap, material to practice with?

You might try Corian the counter top material. Visit a cabinet shop and beg for cutoff scraps.

Errol Groff
by Errol Groff
Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Museums, Factories, Etc.
Topic: Interesting things to see for folks interested in machining
Replies: 5
Views: 2442

Re: Interesting things to see for folks interested in machining

Gary: Thanks for the tip about the Joe Martin museum. I have added it to the list so maybe someone else will get to enjoy it!

Errol Groff
by Errol Groff
Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Museums, Factories, Etc.
Topic: Interesting things to see for folks interested in machining
Replies: 5
Views: 2442

Interesting things to see for folks interested in machining

http://neme-s.org/National_Things_To_See.xls While returning from Oshkosh some years ago we started to assemble a list of places a model engineer might like to see. The above link should take you there. If you have any suggestions to add please send them along. Errol Groff http://neme-s.org/ New Eng...
by Errol Groff
Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Museums, Factories, Etc.
Topic: Long list of museums
Replies: 1
Views: 2414

Long list of museums

A number of years back I was coming home from Oshkosh (the big national air show) and my friend, Norm Jones, and I decided to assemble a list of interesting things to see in New England. It is posted on the NEMES website hereL http://neme-s.org/National_Things_To_See.xls The list is in a MS Excel fo...
by Errol Groff
Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS Fall Meet
Replies: 9
Views: 1444

Re: PVLS Fall Meet

Jody: Nice photos, it is strange to see ME in a photo though! If you would like to you could send me the full size pics on disc and I will add them to the NEMES page from that weekend. They will be 1000 pix wide and of course I will give you credit as the photographer. Errol Groff 180 Middle Road Pr...
by Errol Groff
Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS Fall Meet
Replies: 9
Views: 1444

PVLS Fall Meet

Photos and short video from this weekend's PVLS meet.

http://neme-s.org/2014/PVLS_September_2 ... eamers.htm

Errol Groff
by Errol Groff
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Paging Dave Sclavi
Replies: 1
Views: 926

Paging Dave Sclavi

Dave:

In today's local paper (New London Day CT) I found an add for an online auction of Lost Wax Casting equipment. Their email address is siaai.com

Might be something of interest to you.

Errol Groff
by Errol Groff
Wed Jan 01, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WLS New Years Day
Replies: 1
Views: 533

WLS New Years Day

A few photos from today's meet in Holliston MA.

http://neme-s.org/2014/Waushakum_LS_1_J ... eamers.htm

Errol Groff
by Errol Groff
Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a term for this? (cutting by drilling holes)
Replies: 11
Views: 1171

Re: Is there a term for this? (cutting by drilling holes)

Chain drilling is the term I associate with the technique. Drill are easily re-sharpened and less expensive than end mills.