You may notice a new look to the website and that would be because I just updated it! If you are here to shop, it should be much easier to track down what you are looking for. However if you are looking for an old blog post or an invoice from one of your previous[…]
Video #3 is up – covers drilling holes on center with the Taig lathe. Enjoy!
Video #2 is up! This time a demonstration on basic facing and turning operations on the Taig Lathe. Be sure to subscribe on the Youtube channel if you want to be notified of future videos. Thanks! -Keith
I made a tutorial video on how to machine your soft jaws! Please let me know if you have suggestions for future tutorials or would like to see other Taig related videos. Happy machining! -Keith
Threading on the Taig lathe! This is a quick and simple demonstration of how the 1152 “Die Holder for Tailstock” is used to hold 1″ button dies on center and enable the Taig lathe to cut standard diameter threads. The task at hand was to make a small handle out of plastic that could be attached to[…]
Announcement for all midwest Taig enthusiasts near Kansas City – I will be running a booth along side my brother’s 3D printer booth (Reach3DPrinters.com) and will be demonstrating the Taig manual lathe and CNC mill. Hope to see some of you there!
I was given a heavily used snapper lawn mower a few years ago and it has been a great riding mower! However, it was made in the mid 90’s and has several parts in need of attention. Lately the deck belt has been jumping its pulley system every time I disengage the blades. Apparently 20[…]
Mini Cannon! Here is a quick lathe project that provides a lot of bang for the buck, ha ha. Oh my… First, a note about safety. A cannon of this size may not look hazardous but it packs quite a punch. The barrel is very short and I drilled it large enough to provide ample clearance between cannon ball[…]
I recently picked up an old 13 inch South Bend lathe and have been working to get it up and running. Here it sits, just off the trailer and inside the garage.. yay! The first thing I noticed was that the clutch handle swiveled freely (not meant to work that way). The clutch worked but[…]
This is part 1 of the Can Cooler Project (as of this post, still a work in progress). The plan is to make a small standalone soda can cooler that can rapidly chill on demand, a single 12 oz can of soda. Here is what I have so far! I’m shooting for a 30 deg[…]