BOXFORD CNC LATHE (4)

by John

Some videos and pics of some stuff made on the Boxford.

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CNC is great for multiples.  These are oil cups with ME threads.

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Steam engine link

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Ball end handle for a small lathe

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The finish on the distal end was suboptimal.

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First step in making Watts parallel motion links for the beam engine. 

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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.

If you have found this little series of blogs about the lathe CNC conversion interesting, and would like to see a similar blog about how I got an ancient CNC mill working, let me know.  Leave some feedback.