So I’m making more progress on the permanent install of the Torchmate CNC table. Due to the grinding dust I wanted to keep the computer that runs it in the next room. So I have run video and 2usb cables through the wall. When I was out picking up a video extension cable I came across an HP wireless keyboard that is really small and has this optical sensor you use with your finger in place of a mouse. Thus I was able to solve the problem of how to keep the keyboard/mouse cables out of the way and actually made the system easier to use. So now I have the CNC table in a corner of the garage with a flat panel mounted on the wall. A pic is simpler so here it is..
Instagram Feed:Made a spring today for an ongoing watch project. Only thing I had to go on was the cavity it fit in and the part it needed to provide a detent on. Action works well. Once I do a final clean and service on the movement I will post more pictures. #podforge #wip #watchmaking #watchmakingschool #horology #horologylife #verysmallmachines #springs #pennyforscale #jlcNew addition to the shop, an AMMCO 7inch shaper on a way over built custom base. Still needs some cleaning and adjusting. #podforge #wip #watchmaking #tools #smallmachinetools #shaper #horology #makingthingsThis quarter includes learning to make escapement adjustments, one skill of which is moving pallet stones or replacing them if needed. Mercury dime for scale. #podforge #wip #watchmaking #watchmakingschool #horology #horologylife #verysmallmachines #tinymachines