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Precision Machining Mondays 11

Machine rebuilding starts to wind down (not really) but enough to allow the start of machining products in a few short months. We are awarded a great achievement from a social networking group we are members of and then Patrick says he is going to expand the number of educational instruction video about how we build, rebuild, machine and finish micro-machined products and likely many other on topic videos of how to and step-by-step, we really want to share our skills or knowledge to the next generation.

Topics

  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • We are members of some great online communities.
  • Educational step by step is or our first pullout video series.

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Precision Machining Mondays 10

We have entered the New Year with great direction. New vintage drill press idler pulleys arrived and a lathe tool holder to make threads on a set of tapping machine parts.  Also how to mount a Levin lathe and what remains of the Levin lathe accessories refurbishing process and finally what is the status of work edict?

Topics

  • New Year focused direction and a fresh YouTube.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • How we keep our Machine Shop and Workshop organized professional and really clean.

NewTube for YouTube

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Precision Machining Mondays 9

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Active Atom, Patrick, Lance and their adviser A-T-O-M wish to all a very Merry Christmas.

We are really into rebuilding some machines and things are about to get really a whole lot more detailed. So much so they have decided to split their YouTube channel into 3 identifying colors and provide choices of video type one wishes to view because they are currently rebuilding some Levin Lathes and a Drill Press while a German Tapping Machine is nearing completion.

They are also into the candy business.  Ok, they aren't really but they do upload sweet and delicious photos so learn more below.

Topics

  • Splitting up our YouTube Channel.
  • Machine and t... <read more>

Precision Machining Mondays 8

Topics

  • Around the home and shop happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Producing a product progress.

Workshop Upgrade: GETTING OUR WORK SPACES READY

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We need to add a very industrial externally mounted door seal kit to our pair of workshop double doors since these doors are only opened to bring in or remove a heavy piece of machinery, tooling or support items for our internal workshop.

The main goal of this seal kit addition is to help in the external or outdoor conditions like wind, cold, heat, dust, sand and variation in exte... <read more>

Precision Machining Mondays 7

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We have begun to finalize some rebuilt equipment, sharing our growing YouTube channel, digitally document some rare machine and watchmaker equipment and tools papers, books literature and blueprints missing from the web and we are talking about the making of a great American Machined product we have started work on.

Topics

  • Around the home and shop happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Scanning images, pages, B/P’s and instructions for our library.
  • Producing a product progress.

Around the Home and Shop

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Precision Machining Mondays 6

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Patrick and Lance are moving into the big leagues like city folks, bye-bye septic. We have really been making great progress with the machinery and tool rebuilding. What is with the modern use of words, they were not broken, so why fix them. We once again share an amazing watchmaker video from a far away land and lastly we open up about what being on YouTube means and how committed we both are to making great videos each week.

Topics

  • Around the shop service and repair happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Old and new terminology for words meaning.
  • Share a video from a far away land, it must be shared.
  • Our ethics ar... <read more>
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