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== Major Projects in Progress ==
== Future possible projects ==
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== Odd jobs that need doing around the lab ==
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! Status !!For me !! For rLab
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* Open up hydraulic control valve
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* Make engineer's cube demo
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* New casting box
* Improved [[Tools/pillardrill|Drill]] speeds sticker
* Long focus [[Tools/laser|laser]] lens system
* New rubber pad to hold chisels into chisel rack
* Overhaul [[Tools/pedgrinder|pedestal grinder]]
* Make [[Tools/plasma|plasma cutter]] torch stand-off
* Make pressure test fittings for [[Tools/compressor|compressor]]
* Make split and planar coils for induction heater
* Sort out air lines, replace bad ones
* Design/Make new hard-jaws for main vice
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== Projects I'm considering for the future ==
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* Large format 3D printer
* Large format 3D printer
* [[User:Stever/Projects/InductionHeater|25Kw induction furnace]]
* [[User:Stever/Projects/InductionHeater|25Kw induction furnace]]
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* Pencil turned globe
* Pencil turned globe
* Cloisonne logo
* Cloisonne logo
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== Random Stuff ==
* [[User:Stever/Notes/Weldguide]] Which welding technique should I be learning?
* [[User:Stever/boxford/speedsnfeeds]] Tested Speeds and Feeds for the [[Tools/boxford|Boxford]]
* [[User:Stever/facilities/nb]]
== Projects completed ==
===Major Projects===
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* [[User:Stever/Projects/Switchboard]] - A large display board made from illuminated neon switches
* [[User:Stever/Projects/scifilamp]] - A lamp using the left over plastic from the above project
* [[User:Stever/Projects/hallowenelamp]] - A lamp made from old bandsaw blades, made for hallowene 2020
* [[User:Stever/Projects/circularsawlamp]] - A lamp made from old circular saw blades, made for hallowene 2020
* [[User:Stever/Projects/rondeldagger]] Forging a replica of a 14th Century Rondel Dagger.
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* [[Project/Wiki Migration]] - Getting the salvagable content from the old wiki moved here
* [[Project/LaserTrophy]] - Making a display out of the old [[Tools/laser|laser]] tube
* [[project/MetalTable]] - Making a new metalworking desk for the space with more storage and work area
* [[Tools/boxford|Boxford]] rewire Phase-1 (Signal Integrity upgrades)
* [[Project/Dustextraction]] - Making a new rLab Unified Dust Extraction System
* Making a new cart for [[Tools/EMP235ic|new welder]]
* Fitting low coolant level warning system for [[Tools/metallathe|Lathe]]
* New cart for [[Tools/hv128|horizontal bandsaw]]
* Boxford re-wire phase 2 (New PSU and stepper drivers, limit switches)
* Create [[Workshops/boxford|boxford workshop/induction]] process
* Metals rack for longer material
* Casting system for PLA sheets
* [[Tools/metallathe|Lathe]] major service and coolant change, fit 2-Axis DRO with Mike-C
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===Odds and Ends===
===Odds and Ends===

Latest revision as of 22:26, 27 July 2022

Future possible projects

  • 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

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)
  • Fix other blue Scheppach vacuum 15:13, 26 April 2022 (BST)