Monday, March 31, 2014

Rewiring the South Bend Lathe Pt 2 - a video tutorial by Old Sneelocks W...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Brazing The Silver Drill Press Flywheel Pt 2 -- a video tutorial by Old ...

It was a real bad day when my drill press fell off of the truck. I finally got time and equipment setup to repair the broken casting. Oxyacetylene torch, brazing rod, borax flux and clamps all had a part in the fix.
The thing that made it work was a suggestion from my son Ryan to use red modeling clay to support the spokes for assembly.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Nozzle Rack - 5S For The Workshop - a video tutorial from Old Sneelock's...

Managing the clutter in the workshop one step at a time.
Also passing on a few tips on how to avoid getting in trouble.
I've always thought that learning from the mistakes of others would help prevent unsightly bandages.
I haven't always done it but I've sure thought of it afterwards.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Building a Shelf - 5S For The Home Workshop - a video tutorial by Old Sn...

Downsizing or rightsizing both involve thinking about what you really need and then setting up the area to accommodate it.
I've been thinning the junk box by using the hardware for building storage. A few boards and screws and problem solved. Takes longer to edit the film than to do the project but sharing is so much more fun.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014