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Making an index wheel for the G0602

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Several years ago I made an index wheel for my G0602.  At the time I was building a modified Brooks cutter/grinder and had a number of calibrated dials and knobs to make.  I never wrote up the index wheel project. However, the index wheel has appeared in many photos that were incorporated into other posts that I made and as ... Read More »

Adjustable Tailstock for a 5C Collet Indexer

5c Collet Index Tailstock

Here’s a nice weekend metalworking project for you, an adjustable tailstock for a 5c collet indexer! I have noticed in several articles that there seems to be a lot of interest in an adjustable tailstock for a 5c Collet Indexer.  Over the years I have accumulated three of these handy gizmos and not a one of them came with a ... Read More »

The Story of the “NASA” Nut Cracker

NASA Nutcracker

Russ shares with us a long forgotten humerous fable of how man ... and squirrel ... first learned to crack walnuts. He then shows us his version of a nutcracker which he assembled from his scrap bin. Happy holidays everyone! Read More »