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by whateg0
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New in town
Replies: 24
Views: 1879

Re: New in town

A few days ago, Lew mentioned the word billet. Then today, somebody posted on Facebook about a modification to their 3d printer and I couldn't help but lol!
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by whateg0
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First time using super glue chuck
Replies: 72
Views: 5899

Re: First time using super glue chuck

Mr Ron wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:46 pm
... I get more pleasure from making things than watching TV; sure wish I had more years to look forward to.
I disconnected cable several years ago and don't have an antenna. I have a 50" TV in the living room that probably hasn't been turned on in 4 years.

Dave
by whateg0
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Where can I buy a 3inch chuck for SB
Replies: 5
Views: 239

Re: Where can I buy a 3inch chuck for SB

Here's a 3" plain back chuck with a backplate.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/350595707098

Dave
by whateg0
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Where can I buy a 3inch chuck for SB
Replies: 5
Views: 239

Re: Where can I buy a 3inch chuck for SB

I think you're going to have to go the plain back route. That's a pretty small chuck for a large with that spindle.

Dave
by whateg0
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool holder
Replies: 34
Views: 1510

Re: Parting tool holder

I'll be in Springfield week after next if there's any tools you want me to check out.
by whateg0
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool holder
Replies: 34
Views: 1510

Re: Parting tool holder

Grizzly and Busy Bee are related by blood so lots of what Busy Bee carry are also sold by Grizzly. They seem to have similar parting tools. https://www.grizzly.com/products/Grizzly-Insert-Type-Parting-Blade/T10376 https://www.grizzly.com/products/Grizzly-Parting-Tool-with-Carbide-Insert/T10012 Pete...
by whateg0
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling Hole In Sandblast Cabinet For Bulkhead Adapter
Replies: 13
Views: 596

Re: Drilling Hole In Sandblast Cabinet For Bulkhead Adapter

Is the fitting in the screenshot the one you are installing? Because according to that, the diameter is 10mm, right? So a 13/32" would work fine. I find that drilling into the side of something is hard work, so even though it takes a little longer, I start with a pilot hole, maybe 3/16", then step u...
by whateg0
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter

That sounds like good advice, Harold. I know even the stuff I like doing sometimes needs a break, especially when you hot a frustrating part. The past couple nights that I spent in the shop, I scrapped two parts. Each ended that night's events. Shut down and went in for the night. Luckily, work had ...
by whateg0
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter

Stefan used a guhring boring bar system and mentioned making other tools to fit it. Maybe that's the way to go. I could buy some standard size carbide blanks and grind similar to shapes, say grooving tools, with standard offsets so that the holder wouldn't need adjustment. Then swap out the tools ea...
by whateg0
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter

There are a lot of things I wish I'd have had an interest in as a kid. To be honest though, I wonder if it would have become like a lot of the things I was interested in back then. I grew up designing and installing custom stereo system. Made more doing that than my real job waiting tables. Started ...
by whateg0
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter

Now I have to research Nikcole! Edit: ok, I'm back from checking out Nikcole inserts at msc. Those look pretty nice. I would be too afraid of breaking one to ever use it though! Almost $15/edge! I'm sure the phorn stuff is about like that too. I didn't look yet. Maybe one day when this stuff starts ...
by whateg0
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Parting tool used by Stefan Gottswinter

He made his own holder and acknowledged that it's not exactly ideal but works. That cost vs. Benefit thing applies to a lot of what we do as hobbies. I could definitely see me just dreaming of a lot of neat things like these. Sometimes, though, the knowledge of a tool design comes in handy in other ...