Archive for October, 2008
Lizabeta a Steam Punk engineer has been venturing into miniature engineering with her latest projects. Inspired by the shape of some parts from ebay she built the Mini Steampunk Keyboard Using tiny watch parts, aluminum scrapbook material and copper wire
The Grease Steam and Rust Association aims to “preserve agricultural history for future generations” They do this by restoring old machines, displaying agricultural equipment, putting enthusiasts in contact with each other and running an annual fair each October. The show
Looking for gifts for machinists, sheddies, engineers and general bodgers. Here’s a few examples One of my favourites is this model of a man working at a lathe made in stainless steel and the sterling engines are always popular.
The latest mini project is the making of a doughnut shaped ring in 3mm sheet aluminium. The inner diameter is 54mm and the outer diameter is 70mm. The outer edge needs to be rounded off. The part is to act
Happy 110th Birthday to The Society of Model and Experimental Engineers. Why not go and visit them at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum Festival of Models and give your congratulations in person?
Since starting on the T-Nuts, I’ve been thinking of better ways to make these. My main issues are the time it takes to do the filing and that it’s difficult to get the nut exactly square and to the right
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