When I build model locomotives, I always work using engineering measurements. That’s because being a retired mechanical engineer, I’m comfortable working in thousands of an inch. You can use any system you wish; it doesn’t matter whether it’s metr...
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This is a forum devoted to those who work with wood. Woodworking usually means building or restoring furniture, wood crafts, even house construction. I have asked this question in the past; do I qualify as a woodworker? As I build large scale trai...
If you watch the various automotive restoration programs on TV, you will realize there are literally hundreds of such restoration shops in the country. This has been due to the interest in old and classic cars. There is a growing market for restor...
One of the big differences between machinery made in the old American factories and the new factories of China, is weight. Weight is important to keep vibration down and stability and accuracy high. Reducing weight is one way of keeping costs down...
I would like to begin this discussion on safety by relating a story that I witnessed over fifty years ago. I was living in a suburb of Boston at the time. Winter was setting in. My neighbor directly across the street from me just came home with a ...