PDA
View Full Version :

Gingery Mill update 6 22 2010



Gadget
06-22-2010, 02:51 PM
I got the third axis lead screw installed today. All three axis's are now done. It's time to build the boring bar mount to bore the spindle bearing support. It's been a very long process but it is starting to look like something now.
Dan

16061609160716051608

weldingtwopotatoes
06-23-2010, 12:25 PM
Looking amazing, great craftsmanship!

tomsign
06-23-2010, 09:20 PM
Gadget, all I have to say is , YOU HAVE TO BE BUSIER NOW THEN WHEN YOU WHERE WORKING!!!!

LONGEVITY
06-23-2010, 10:35 PM
Nice work Dan! You are not kidding when you state that you have a bunch of projects to do!

torqueman
07-01-2010, 07:00 PM
looking great. Man do I have a long ways to go to catch up now. LOL

whitescout
07-01-2010, 07:44 PM
It will never work....... You better just send it to me!!!!! :):):)


Just kidding, it looks great!!!! That is something I have thought about making,.... But then I stopped drinking!!!!

arandall
07-02-2010, 01:14 AM
Dan: It's looking really nice! Cheers, Art R.

Gadget
08-08-2010, 04:09 PM
I finally had some time to work on the Gingery mill recently. I cast the compound spindle and bearing cap and machined the swivel base. The book said to drill three holes on a radius then cut with a coping saw for the radius slots but I cheated. I mounted the trim router with a 3/8" carbide bit to the lathe and cut the slots while the base was still bolted to the face plate. Much better slots that way.
Dan

17901791

KHK
08-08-2010, 09:00 PM
Good idea with the lathe! Looking good Dan..

ISKI
08-11-2010, 06:45 PM
Gadget, that looks great. Did you make the micrometer dials?

Gadget
08-11-2010, 07:45 PM
Yes I did. They are printed on a laser clear vinyl backwards then taped to the hand wheels. Works great that way. I copied a metric rule to get the graduations.

wellis77
08-12-2010, 12:42 AM
You definitely have some skill. Nice work.

ISKI
08-12-2010, 06:06 AM
Great solution, I will have to use it on my old craftsman jewelers lath. At the moment, I have a 10 turn electronics potentiometer dial that has graduations and a counter for how many turns. It works, but is not very elegant.

Buckcp
08-12-2010, 07:13 AM
There are so many craftsman here, makes a feller jealous. That was some great thinking out of the box to use the router as opposed to coping saw. I almost 100% follow directions, then later think, "Hey, I coulda done this instead."