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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Horizontal band saw.
    Ive been thinking of building a virticle metal band saw with my 3 phase motor instead of a lathe due to the limited space I have...
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Blade smithing.
    You supply your own. The dewar I got from Vevor is only 3L, and I was unaware that the minimum they can fill is 4.5L, so I'll probably...
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Blade smithing.
    I contacted praxair which is Linde now, and the cost for only 4.5 L of LN is $180! I'm not sure how long only 4.5L would last, and if it...
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    Chris Cramer reacted to Janger's post in the thread Power feed with Like Like.
    People do turn these smaller mills into cnc machines just like you suggest Chris.
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Power feed.
    Is every other axis of the milling machine still controlled by hand? If every handle to rotate the lead screws were removed, and each...
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    Chris Cramer reacted to Tom O's post in the thread Power feed with Like Like.
    there is a lot you can do with the basics and a little creative thinking!
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    Chris Cramer reacted to Janger's post in the thread Power feed with Like Like.
    I have been working really hard on a power feed, X direction, for the milling machine. Here are some pictures. The speed control, a PWM...
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    Chris Cramer reacted to phaxtris's post in the thread 2x48 belt grinder with Like Like.
    I've been plugging away at this for the last week or so, putting one of my cheap marketplace motors to good use. 2x48 because I built a...
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    Chris Cramer reacted to Janger's post in the thread fume extractors with Like Like.
    Ingenious Chris.
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Induction forges.
    The induction forge has gone fairly well. I finished wiring a fixed multimeter ment to keep track of a device's amperage, voltage...
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread fume extractors.
    I finished that fume extractor quite a while ago, and it works well for extracting fumes; but on the other hand, I am trying to build a...
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread fume extractors.
    . I finished putting together this extractor with 2 inline fans connected to some flexible solid aluminum duct welded to a mechanical...
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    Chris Cramer reacted to Tmate's post in the thread CNC Plasma Cut British Motorcycles with Like Like.
    Three different drag bike configurations: Joe Smith's single engine Harley Sonny Routt's twin Triumph Clem Johnson's Vincent "Barn Job"
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    Chris Cramer reacted to SparWeb's post in the thread Blade smithing with Like Like.
    Air Liquide Praxair
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    Chris Cramer replied to the thread Blade smithing.
    I did some more research on cryogenic treatment of alloy steels in LN vs dry ice, and it turned out that the difference in hardness...
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