I would really like to write something interesting here, but I have spent the past 3 days reacquainting myself with CAD and beating a Gcode parser into submission. At this point I am at a even greater lack of words then usual. I do however at this point have 4 prototype designs mostly refined in CAD and a workable understanding of GCode. All goes well there will be actual knife steel cut tomorrow.
Instagram Feed:Finally finished rebuilding my Levin drill press. Picked this thing up off ebay for a reasonable price expecting it to need work, and did it ever. Showed up with oil dripping from the switch housing, a frozen spindle and 3 pounds of grime. Rewired the motor, stripped and painted the castings, made new idlers, replaced the index pin in the spindle, and put in new spindle bearings. It ran through the break-in process with no issues. It is going to be nice having this up and running.When the forecast is for 71F in April,. You make the time to enjoy the day. The same forecast also calls for snow on Saturday, sigh.Flooring is starting to go down in the new studio space.