This week I discovered that another of my articles had been published. Model Engineer’s Workshop had published my piece of sand casting using 3D printed patterns and aluminium, for some reason the article does not appear in the table of content but it’s there on page 59. You can get the Autumn Special #272 from the back issues on the MEW website.
I completed the router project mentioned last week and gave the router a thorough testing. One of the items I tried was a finger joint. This proved challenging because I’d done my calculations based on the cutter being 6mm and it turned out to be 1/4 inch or 6.3mm. The second challenge was that I used a spacer rather than a jig. This just about works with my small joint but I suspect it the errors will multiply over larger joints and it will become problematic. I did several test pieces to work out the spacing needed.
I also completed a bit of DIY over the weekend. I swapped out the front door