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:This week's challenge was to manufacture a tool for adjusting regulating pins on ETA watch movements. For reference the metal bit is made out of 1/16th inch stock, aka. 0625 inch, aka 1.58mm. Swipe for pictures shot through a loupe of the working end. #podforge #wip #watchmaking #watchmakingschool #tools #toolmakingOne hand press finished. I decided to make a 3 station version. It is a shame there wasn't any blue acrylic when I made the ends. #podforge #wip #watchmaking #watchmakingschoolDubious Horological Ebay Purchase, Great Learning Opportunity, or The Question to The Ultimate Answer of Life the Universe and Everything... Possibly all 3. (yes there are 42 ninteen millimeter watch movements in that bin) #podforge #wip #watchmaking #watchmakingschool #42 #questionableonlinepurchase