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* Replace failing belts on [[Tools/pillardrill|drill press]] 12:18, 22 April 2022 (BST)
* Replace failing belts on [[Tools/pillardrill|drill press]] 12:18, 22 April 2022 (BST)
* Remove used needles from fire escape, think I got them all 12:42, 25 April 2022 (BST)
* Remove used needles from fire escape, think I got them all 12:42, 25 April 2022 (BST)
* Fix HDD issue on CCTV 15:23, 25 April 2022 (BST)

Revision as of 15:23, 25 April 2022

Major Projects in Progress

For me For rLab
  • Making a Hydraulic press to assist with using the Forge and making damascus steel
  • Document all inductions and get people willing to give them, special focus from me on the casting crucible
  • Fix Induction furnace and get it ready for use, write induction, start workshops involving it

Odd jobs that need doing around the lab

Status For me For rLab
In Progress
  • Open up hydraulic control valve
Eventually
  • Make engineer's cube demo
  • New casting box
  • Improved Drill speeds sticker
  • Long focus laser lens system
  • New rubber pad to hold chisels into chisel rack
  • Overhaul pedestal grinder
  • Make plasma cutter torch stand-off
  • Make pressure test fittings for compressor
  • Make split and planar coils for induction heater
  • Sort out air lines, replace bad ones
  • Design/Make new hard-jaws for main vice

Projects I'm considering for the future

For me For rLab
  • Large format 3D printer
  • 25Kw induction furnace
  • "Omega" Table
  • Wall mount PC
  • Acrylic Clock
  • Acrylic Lock
  • Giant wall clock
  • Wavey acrylic light fixture
  • House number monolith
  • Animated hertzsprung-russel diagram
  • Metal-block top table
  • Cloud chamber
  • Liquid nitrogen generator
  • Drill bit music box
  • Pencil turned globe
  • Cloisonne logo
  • Improved laser interface and control system including dual-trip limit switches
  • Machining assistance terminal
  • A 2" x 72" belt grinder
  • Vacuum resin impregnator
  • Mobile base for Bandsaw
  • New stand for the anvil
  • Fix up the jaccobs ladder
  • Rebuild the forge for larger capacity
  • P2 tiles
  • Develop machinist's hammer workshop
  • Develop welded side-table workshop
  • Boxford re-wire phase 3 (New LinuxCNC controller)
  • Boxford re-wire phase 4 (New front pannel)
  • Make wiki available as a Tor hidden service
  • Sort out blasting cabinet
  • Wall mount materials storage racks

Random Stuff

Projects completed

Major Projects

For me For rLab

Odds and Ends


  • Laser cutter Beam realigned, all mirrors and lens cleaned, rails cleaned and relubricated. 14:08, 3 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Realign lathe tailstock to remove taper 18:51, 4 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Fix cable on heat gun 22:10, 5 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Fix fence on bandsaw, remake and fit slider pad so it grips properly 22:10, 5 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Readjust motor slides on drill press, lubricate and clean rails 17:14, 6 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Modify old JET type filters to fit into Laguna air filter unit 16:37, 10 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Re-dress tool rest bar on wood lathe 16:38, 10 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Rebuild record power SC-4 chuck, looks like someone was cranking it open a bit too hard. 22:41, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Redressed fine grinding wheel 08:55, 22 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Resharpen all the blunt drill bits 11:48, 25 January 2022 (UTC)
  • De-cobweb the CCTV cameras 08:18, 26 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Fit spindle current gauge to boxford and readjust the spindle controller for better response and stability 17:56, 26 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Fix failed table lock mechanism on table saw by re-making failed part 17:59, 27 January 2022 (UTC)
  • Design and fit new feet to table saw 22:35, 4 February 2022 (UTC)
  • Change sanding disc on large linisher 13:58, 12 February 2022 (UTC)
  • Get & fit working toilet roll holder for second toilet. 14:43, 15 February 2022 (UTC)
  • Tighten column clamp on pillar drill to reduce play, spindle bearings still require replacement 15:16, 20 February 2022 (UTC)
  • Fit new 40T blade to the table saw 14:15, 21 February 2022 (UTC)
  • Replace left-hand side lid sensor on Laser cutter 19:00, 10 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Obtain and install new small linisher 10:10, 13 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Install new forge linings (with the help of Andy-J and Andy-C) 22:37, 13 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Adjust stability control on Boxford to remove oscillation 18:15, 21 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Redesign, reprint and fit replacement coolant line adaptor on metal lathe 12:02, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Fit new carpet strip on the flooring joins near the entrance, with Mike-M 13:08, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
  • Fix one of the blue Scheppach vacuums by fitting new motor 14:54, 30 March 2022 (BST)
  • Change blade on vinyl cutter, old one was chipped 14:43, 31 March 2022 (BST)
  • Make new decal for propane forge that reminds about basic settings 16:44, 1 April 2022 (BST)
  • Relevelled bed on 0.4mm printer, cleaned and re-lubed the axis rods. 16:44, 1 April 2022 (BST)
  • Change ceramic filter and empty solder capsule on desoldering gun 19:08, 1 April 2022 (BST)
  • Fix electronic load unit 15:58, 2 April 2022 (BST)
  • Laser Cleaning, beam profile testing, tube realignment, beam path realignment, mirror replacement, lens replacement, filter replacement, bed leveling, focus testing and adjustment, relubrication. With Ru 17:12, 9 April 2022 (BST)
  • Replace sanding disc on large linisher 22:41, 10 April 2022 (BST)
  • Adjust configuration on 0.4mm printer to compensate for worn feed roller 22:20, 15 April 2022 (BST)
  • Make and fit another new coolant line adapter on metal lathe, trying PETg this time to see if that works better 22:20, 15 April 2022 (BST)
  • Replace failing belts on drill press 12:18, 22 April 2022 (BST)
  • Remove used needles from fire escape, think I got them all 12:42, 25 April 2022 (BST)
  • Fix HDD issue on CCTV 15:23, 25 April 2022 (BST)