In this episode Max and Justin talk about finishing and both agree that they are terrible at actually finishing projects. In fact, it is amazing that this podcast is still being recorded and not sitting on a shelf somewhere collecting dust waiting for completion. It did actually sit for about a week until Justin managed to finish the editing! In this episode:
- Justin finishes his toolpost for the Schaublin 102 and now is onto making proprietary arbors for the tailstock. Why do watchmaking lathes seem to always use proprietary tooling? (Max’s Rivett is no exception)
- Max made a quick and dirty ER11 collet holder for the Hagar mill. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHO_IefxoA8
- Stefan Gotteswinter is mentioned numerous times.
- We talk about the cool planetary backgear setup on the tiny Craftsmen 109 lathe, its only redeeming feature.
- Max’s hand wheel for his Rivett:
The escapement matching tool was also in 3 parts:
- As usual after about an hour into it we finally get to the topic du jour: finishing. We look at all sorts of angles but find ourselves looking forward to the next podcast guest!
- Lathe files: https://www.amazon.com/Nicholson-Hand-American-Pattern-Rectangular/dp/B006P2XGDU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1502337709&sr=8-1&keywords=lathe+file and https://www.amazon.com/Bahco-104-12-3-Smooth-Lathe-12-Inch/dp/B007YR9J2W/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1502337709&sr=8-5&keywords=lathe+file
- The Beetles conspiracy theory. You need your tin foil hat for this part.
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