New Website!

New Website!

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...

Kansas City Maker Faire 2017

Kansas City Maker Faire 2017

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!

Snapper Mower Deck Repair

Snapper Mower Deck Repair

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...

Mini Cannon

Mini Cannon

Mini Cannon!  Here is a quick lathe project that provides a lot of bang for the buck, ha ha.   Oh my... BB mini cannon! First, a note about safety.  A cannon of this size may not look hazardous but it packs quite a punch. ...

South Bend Clutch Repair

South Bend Clutch Repair

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...

Can Cooler Project – Part 1

Can Cooler Project – Part 1

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...