Category Archives: Machining

A Beer Cooler, Too

After making a third practice lunch bag I decided that maybe I knew what I was doing, so I gathered my materials, my patterns, and started cutting out the insulation pieces. That’s almost enough for 24 lunch bags. I’m waiting … Continue reading

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A Cranky Machining Project

I teased you a little bit at the end of the last woodworking blog. I showed you this picture: Did you idnetify the mystery object? No, it’s not an industrial roof top fan unit for the train layout. No, it’s … Continue reading

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Machining a Support – Take 2

I haven’t posted in a while because we’ve been taking little steps on many projects, but not enough to really add up to a post. Also, I’ve been winding a LOT of yarn. I have wound over half of the … Continue reading

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Machining for the CNC Router Part 2

The last post ended with visions of pull tabs dancing in our heads. As we travel along the work bench we come upon a strange grouping. What could this mean? It must be a new style of puzzle. Remember when … Continue reading

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More Machining for the CNC Router…

We are going to play the game that Jay really enjoys; he takes the pictures and I post them on my blog with whatever random explanation pops into my head. I didn’t ask him for any specifics so I’m purely … Continue reading

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More Mid-Winter Machining

Jay has been busy. Just kidding! That’s not what he’s been working on. Adding to it, yes. Making screws, washers and bolts, no. He’s still working away on this CNC Router holder. I don’t have a picture of his most … Continue reading

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A Little More Machining

Despite the fact that Jay’s been busy making things out of wood, he has managed to fit a lot of machining into his remaining free hours. If you recall, he is busy upgrading the spindle holder on his CNC router. … Continue reading

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Machining CNC Router Parts

Jay and I share many things in common, but one of them is the fact that we both have numerous hobbies that we tend to work on at the same time. Or at least, we tend to have numerous projects … Continue reading

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Machining with This Old Tony

Recently Jay and I have been watching a lot of videos on YouTube. Mine tend to be more of the sewing/crocheting variety, but Jay’s are usually something to do with machining. He is always looking for another project to make … Continue reading

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Misc Jay Projects

Jay has been at home for a month with a broken foot. That has definitely limited his ability to work on certain projects. For instance, the lean-to for the airplanes has remained untouched. These planes are still resting comfortably on … Continue reading

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