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A guided power feed for a Warco bandsaw

Richard T. Smith makes a pneumatic accessory for a vertical bandsaw.

6 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
February 2020

A New Range of Inserted Tip Milling Cutters

Jason Ballamy looks at some new cutters from Arc Euro Trade

4 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

Tooling: A System Approach

Stewart Hart offers some advice on making things interchangeable.

3 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

The Modular Dividing Head

Ted Hansen makes a flexible system for dividing using standard change gears, including an explanation of its use with various popular lathes.

10+ mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

A Radio Amateur's Workshop

Shaun O’Sullivan recounts how his engineering workshop skills support another hobby.

4 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

Myford tailstock bed ways refurbishment

Pete Barker uses a vertical slide to recast his Myford lathe as a shaper to machine its own worn-out bed ways which were allowing excessive tailstock movement

7 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

Moving a Jones & Shipman Surface Grinder

Martin Berry manages a major machine moving challenge.

10 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

A guided power feed for a Warco bandsaw

Richard T. Smith makes a pneumatic accessory for a vertical bandsaw.

9 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2020

A Combined Scroll Saw And File Attachment For Your Lathe

Mogens Kilde gives a step by step guide to aid beginners and the more experienced in making this useful attachment. - Part 3.

3 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Brazing Of Steel

Keith Hale entered the brazing industry in 1969. His previous employers include Johnson Matthey Metals, and Engelhard Ind (Sheffield Smelting). He formed CuP Alloys in 1982 and since retiring in 2012 they retain him as a consultant

7 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

A Faceplate

Stew Hart makes a new compact faceplate for his lathe.

2 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Lathework For Beginners

To conclude this series Neil Wyatt looks at some final advice for those developing their turning skills.

10+ mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

A Micrometer Roller Box

Howard Lewis makes a tool for ‘running down’ long thin workpieces

8 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Mill RPM Display

Andrew Carruthers fi ts a speed readout to his Tom Senior mill

5 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Improving An Angle Tightening Attachment

Jacques Maurel improves an inexpensive but unreliable angle gauge

2 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

WM16 Mill Spindle Hold

R. Finch describes a simple method of holding the spindle still on the Warco WM16 milling machine (and similar machines) when using a dial indicator

7 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Lowmex 2018

Julie Williams reports on workshop-related exhibits at this popular regional model engineering exhibition.

2 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

Tailstock Tapping Device

Brett Meacle makes a sliding tailstock tap holder.

7 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
December 2019

A Clarkson Deadlock Mandrel

John Fawcett makes a custom mandrel for these cutters.

4 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
November 2019

The Tale Of A Turret Mill

Peter King tells the tale of a bargain; a problem; how it was cured; the other problems; what else was done.

10+ mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
November 2019

A Ring Light For The Super X1 Mill

Michael Cox creates shadow-free illumination on his mill.

5 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
November 2019

Modifying A Toolmaker's Clamp

Lionel Pullum makes a useful improvement to a standard clamp.

1 min read
Model Engineers' Workshop
November 2019

A Second Cross-Slide Leadscrew

This article by Peter Shaw is the fi nal one of a series of articles exploring the techniques used when making a copy of an existing item such as the crossslide leadscrew and associated components.

4 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
November 2019

Setting Up A Gear Train

Lyndon Baugh simplifies setting his lathe up for screwcutting.

2 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
February 2018

Clamping

Ian Priest gives some thought to this important topic and its consequences.

8 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
February 2018

The Development And Design Of A Screw Cutting Clutch For The Myford Ml7

Graham Meek recounts how he came to revise his design for the ML7 and gives advice on its making and use - Part 3

7 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2018

Improving A Small Horizontal Bandsaw

Norman Billingham fits a sub-vice to his bandsaw

2 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
January 2018

Warco Lathe Imperial Conversion

John Pace cuts imperial gears on a metric lathe.

6 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
August 2017

Safer Quorn Electric

Adrian Garner makes some sensible improvements to a much-loved machine

4 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
August 2017

One Man And His Lathe

Jim Kent and his Muyford 254

5 mins read
Model Engineers' Workshop
August 2017