Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'cylinder'

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A Dying Chainsaw's Last Words #2: Top End Rebuild

04-24-2014 01:36 PM by woodshopmike | 14 comments »

Unfortunately for me, rebuilding the carburetor was not enough for my 026. Herein lies the tail of rebuilding the engine of my Stihl 026. I think this has something to do with the problem… This post jumps right into the process which is wayyyy to lengthy with too many pictures to rewrite. Follow the link to check out the full process. Thanks for readin’ y’all, have a great day!

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CYLINDER MAKING #4: Wooden Hinge for Cylinder... Is it possible?

07-30-2012 12:37 PM by BertFlores58 | 3 comments »

The hardest challenge in this series is to make the WOODEN HINGE for a cylinder side. The difficulty of the curve fitting and the alignment of the pin to cater the correct pivot. LID PART . The lid being the one that is on top will take the whole arc that will be close to the outermost part and length will just be enough to hold the post on each end. This must be tangent to the circumference and must be at right angle (at first only so as to route the slot that will hold the pin). You ...

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CYLINDER MAKING #2: Splitting the cylinder.

07-14-2012 11:40 AM by BertFlores58 | 2 comments »

The cylinder is done and splitted into two parts. One becoming the lid and the other the container. INLAY ON TOP AND BOTTOM LID. The bottom showing the inlay The top showing the inlay Prior splitting the lid and container, I made the grove along in preparation for the lipping and banding. I use a Japanese saw to make the guide and then use a square file to make the grove and control the depth. This is the same method in making the groove for the top and bottom where an inlay...

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