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by nuhobby
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Indexing Head
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: Indexing Head

Hi,

My view on this was that I would be happy with relatively few stops in an Indexing device.
Here was what I did:
viewtopic.php?p=23916#p23916

Happy tinkering!
Chris
by nuhobby
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Using a Shop Smith Mark V on a Chris Craft Roamer refit
Replies: 694
Views: 1289717

Re: Using a Shop Smith Mark V on a Chris Craft Roamer refit

I have no doubt you'll figure it out in great style!

Chris
by nuhobby
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Today's nature video
Replies: 37
Views: 2651

Re: Today's nature video

Nice ones!

The heron around here looks so 'regal' compared to the more numerous geese.

Chris
by nuhobby
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Community
Topic: old Mark 5 needs tuneup--Indianapolis
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Re: old Mark 5 needs tuneup--Indianapolis

Hi, About 10 years ago I rebuilt several Shopsmith headstocks, but then I moved on to different activity. There are probably rebuilders on eBay and at the Shopsmith headquarters who can do great rebuild/maintenance work for fair charges. If you're not so much after the headstock rebuild (new bearing...
by nuhobby
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Special Shopsmith Hack, Watch Tinkering Bench
Replies: 8
Views: 3417

Re: Special Shopsmith Hack, Watch Tinkering Bench

Ha Ha! We work with what we must!

Yeah, that green mat is a specialized non-skid work mat from Bergeon. I maybe could have improvised with something else, but that seemed to be "the bee's knees" among watch experts. No complaints, and it's replaceable.

Keep tinkering!
by nuhobby
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Special Shopsmith Hack, Watch Tinkering Bench
Replies: 8
Views: 3417

Re: Special Shopsmith Hack, Watch Tinkering Bench

Next up, the acid test! The real movement arrived and was fitted with new hands. Once everything seemed to run well, I went ahead and mounted it up in the case. I'll do more run-in testing and adjusting, then it should be worthy to seal up for use! P.S. I also need to trim the length of the winding ...
by nuhobby
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Special Shopsmith Hack, Watch Tinkering Bench
Replies: 8
Views: 3417

Using Shopsmith for Turning Acetal (Delrin)

Further into the watch-tinkering stuff.... I had got a mish-mash of Asian-sourced watch components and a movement which I wanted to build into something working. However in my case, the subject watch-case was designed for a thicker movement than the one I wanted to use. Reading up a bit, I'd seen th...
by nuhobby
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Possible Problems
Replies: 86
Views: 11770

Re: Possible Problems

For any Navigation issues, I would defer to the excellent boat-building folk on this site :)
by nuhobby
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: The Continuing Adventures of A Slow Boat to Nowhere
Replies: 81
Views: 184653

Re: The Continuing Adventures of A Slow Boat to Nowhere

Man, that's a real commitment to 'the craft' and 'the craft'. You deserve the enjoyment!

Chris
by nuhobby
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Looking for advice on cutting thin plastic tubes
Replies: 19
Views: 5216

Re: Looking for advice on cutting thin plastic tubes

On a "How It's Made" program I caught yesterday:
For fine brass trombone tubes, they froze ice into the tubing and then cut it :)

Chris