Lathe Tailstock Turret

Lathe Tailstock Turret

Overview The tailstock turret is designed to allow up to six tailstock-mounted tools to be changed easily and rapidly, so is a great boon when…

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CRANKSHAFTS

CRANKSHAFTS

Building the Prototype AMD Series Engines Crankshafts The blog is slightly out of sequence as I made the crankshafts for the single cylinder engines some…

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VALVE GEAR – 03/09/2017

VALVE GEAR – 03/09/2017

Building the Prototype AMD Series Engines Valve Gear Progress has not been as fast as I would have liked in recent months.  I have been…

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Cylinder Heads – Part 2

Cylinder Heads – Part 2

Building the Prototype AMD Series Engines Cylinder Heads – Part 2 Progress in the last month or so has focused on machining the detailed features…

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Carriage multi-stop

Carriage multi-stop

Overview A carriage multi-stop is designed to help turning operations by stopping the lathe carriage in a particular position – or, in this case, six independently…

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Support page for Dividing – Tools and Techniques

Support page for Dividing – Tools and Techniques

Dividing – Tools and Techniques Introduction Welcome to the support page for my book ‘Dividing – Tools and Techniques’ by me, Alexander M du Pre…

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