Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holiday Fun

Happy holidays everyone! I’ve had a pretty good year, and as usual, am thankful for the good things in my life. Just before christmas, my wife surprised me with a visit downtown to a holiday concert featuring The Coats. They’re … Continue reading

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Learning to Lathe

So, I got a chance this evening to play a bit with the mini lathe I got, and grabbed a scrap of brass tube, and a stainless steel bolt with a stuck nut that I had broken off and started … Continue reading

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Harbor Freight Mini Lathe

Well, I recently ordered a small benchtop metal lathe from Harbor Freight, which as usual has some pretty exceptional prices. Initially, the impetus is to use it to do some machining work on a project I’m working on. I can’t … Continue reading

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