machines which I have made, am making, or intend to make, and some other stuff. If you find this site interesting, please leave a comment. I read every comment and respond to most. n.b. There is a list of my first 800 posts in my post of 17 June 2021, titled "800 Posts"
BOXFORD CNC LATHE (4)
Some videos and pics of some stuff made on the Boxford.
CNC is great for multiples. These are oil cups with ME threads.
Steam engine link
Ball end handle for a small lathe
The finish on the distal end was suboptimal.
First step in making Watts parallel motion links for the beam engine.
Base for a Jan Ridders Stirling engine
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The steam control cock and butterfly valve. The body of the top valve and both handles were CNC’d.
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