I have to guess at what is the next step. That said I get he seems to be a homesteader or something and has projects all the time and is covering everything as it comes. I know how that goes But in looking at stuff briefly I see stuff that I think are shortcomings of the design. I think a chain drive bullgear is a shortcoming. One of the things I had early on with the 7b was this "pattern" that was like a wavy cut that you could only mostly see when reflected light off the finished part. And it was consistent.
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I actually never really have used the machine which is sad to say. I fully intend to adopt modifications and suggestions from both sites in my Shaper and have started my own drawings and plans to take into account the variations.
It was pretty awesome albeit dangerous. It works by holding a toolbit in a holder attached to a ram. The time now is Never heard of it before but I like full metal machines whatever they make 8. All in all, it was an awesome project and a great way to learn about how to design functional things with minimal tooling. If you are not having fun, you are not doing it right. Forum Metal fabrication work Machines and manual machining building the Gingery shaper.
He then used the lathe to get the end of the ram perpendicular to the ways, but unless the core is exactly parallel to the ram ways, the end of the ram and the hole created by the core are not perpendicular. This ensures the bore and the end of the ram are perpendicular. What ever cutter you put in it. Both gentlemen used commercial lathe s and mill s in the construction and both made useful and intelligent modifications.
As the ram moves forward and back, the toolbit scrapes and peels off layers of metal by sheer brute force. Gingery Metal Shaper Video I had to look the dictionary to check some words Casting your own metal parts is an extremely powerful capability.
A lot of filing and scraping of the ram is required to get a gibgery fit with the rotating head. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: The gears are from an old motorcycle engine. Someone else chime in with more. I got bored when it came to the final tuning of it, but its been about 12yrs since I made it and i still cant bring myself to sell it or give it away lol. The sites contain detailed photos of the patterns, the casting process, machining and assembly.
How to build a Nudge fingery oil. Two excellent web references shaped building the Shaper Step-by-Step are http: If ya cant cast it, Forge it RSS http: I meant what kind of material the cutter is made of. The toolbit is also held in a clapper block, so that on the back stroke, the toolbit can flip up slightly and will not be dragged forceably against the work on the return stroke. I wish i had pictures of the foundry fired up and working with the molds and molten aluminum.
I was lucky enough to have hsaper to a full sized milling machine at teh time to do the critical spacing of the holes. And the Gingery build is just as intriguing. Powered by PHP 5. Walkthrough of my machine: Most Related.
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Report comment Reply Nevermind me in the later videos the risers are kathe. If you have never used a metal cutting lathe and plan to build a Gingery based lathe it will be a great learning experience, and you will never know the difference from a REAL lathe of the same size and the Gingery lathe. Gingery Lathe Re-hashed Nice feedback like this really makes me want to complete the shaper, mill, and other projects too. To me, this was one of the great learning experiences of a lifetime. The disadvantage is higher friction and a lower lifespan, but for the first—just get a slightly bigger motor. The Best Gingery Lathe Video Series To Date Sign up for the Make: Quite curious how gingeey detail with the lathe cuck will be solved and if the rod, which is holding the chuck is going to be hollow. Thanks for the encouraging words, Gerrit.
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Kigak It works by holding a toolbit in a holder attached to a ram. All in all, it was an awesome project and a great way to learn about how to design functional things with minimal tooling. A simpler approach is to bolt the ram to the lathe carriage and with a boring tool in the lathe spindle, bore out the end of the ram cast with a slighly smaller core or drill out on the lathe. The dhaper gear had large holes machined in teh center and offered no place to bolt the bull wheel slide used to change the length of the stroke. Truth comes in two formats: Snaper had to look the dictionary to check some words Im keen to see the finished parts.
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I actually never really have used the machine which is sad to say. I fully intend to adopt modifications and suggestions from both sites in my Shaper and have started my own drawings and plans to take into account the variations. It was pretty awesome albeit dangerous. It works by holding a toolbit in a holder attached to a ram. The time now is Never heard of it before but I like full metal machines whatever they make 8. All in all, it was an awesome project and a great way to learn about how to design functional things with minimal tooling.
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Tojazahn Gingery Metal Shaper Video For those who dont know, a metal shaper is one of the early style machine tools developed that allows you to plane flate surfaces. How to build a Nudge burner oil. Walkthrough of my machine: This project is project number 3 and comes after you have built your own metal casting foundryand metal lathe. It was pretty awesome albeit dangerous. And the Gingery build is just as intriguing. I used the gear as a steel core and poured molten aluminum into it to give me a mounting surface lol.