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Forum: Beginner Projects 11-08-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Mike Rouse
If you do not have a shrinking disk you can do...

If you do not have a shrinking disk you can do what I did back in the 60ís. Take a 7Ē grinding disk and mount it back side out on your backing pad on your 7Ē side grinder. Use this arrangement to...
Forum: Introductions 09-08-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Mike Rouse
Welcome to the group Denny. Sounds like you are a...

Welcome to the group Denny. Sounds like you are a doer and builder.
Making your own tools and machinery is old school craftsmanship.
Mike
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-28-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Rouse
I use mineral oil to prevent rust. The mineral...

I use mineral oil to prevent rust. The mineral oil can be purchased in a drug store. There are no harmful to you additives in the oil. Machinery oil contains additives that may or may not be harmful...
Forum: Introductions 07-26-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Mike Rouse
See if you can find some technical trades books...

See if you can find some technical trades books there. It would be great old information.
Welcome,
Mike.
Forum: Introductions 07-06-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Mike Rouse
You may want to look into dapping blocks of...

You may want to look into dapping blocks of various sizes and shapes in order to create small shapes in armor and masks.
Small hammers sized to suite the work at hand would work well.
Details can...
Forum: Announcements 06-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,115
Posted By Mike Rouse
Well done Kerry and the All Metal Shaping team....

Well done Kerry and the All Metal Shaping team. Thanks for keeping the site in great shape.

Mike
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-19-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,291
Posted By Mike Rouse
Very nice Robert. The design is outstanding. ...

Very nice Robert. The design is outstanding.
Mike
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-01-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 90,075
Posted By Mike Rouse
Congratulations Will. Well deserved. Mike

Congratulations Will. Well deserved.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,103
Posted By Mike Rouse
John that is hard as a file right after...

John that is hard as a file right after quenching. A temper draw of somewhere in the blue would soften it a bit but plenty hard on the face
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,103
Posted By Mike Rouse
One of the simplest ways of adding carbon to low...

One of the simplest ways of adding carbon to low carbon steel is to Use an oxy acet flame. Heat the hammer head to red hot using a carborising flame (one that has an excess of acet). Use that flame...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mike Rouse
AC there is a picture of the stand that I...

AC there is a picture of the stand that I fabricated for my shear on the third page of my album. I can pass you the measurements if you like. I placed my shear so that the leaver is above the single...
Forum: Announcements 10-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,189
Posted By Mike Rouse
Will and Peggy, I am so happy that I...

Will and Peggy,
I am so happy that I attended the last Redneck Roundup, a memory forever.
Thanks,
Mike.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-25-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mike Rouse
Donít overlook river stones as forming heads ...

Donít overlook river stones as forming heads
Mike
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By Mike Rouse
Is that a butt weld or an overlap seam? Mike

Is that a butt weld or an overlap seam?
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By Mike Rouse
Well you can move from the center of both gears...

Well you can move from the center of both gears forward one half the gear width and then again from the center of both gears move rearward one half the gear width without an additional gear. This...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-09-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mike Rouse
Have you tried looking on ďAliExpressĒ for an oxy...

Have you tried looking on ďAliExpressĒ for an oxy acet torch? I bought three different ones from them just to see if they would work. They seemed to work just fine for sheet metal work.
Mike.
Forum: Announcements 09-12-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By Mike Rouse
Stay safe. Mike

Stay safe.

Mike
Forum: Introductions 09-12-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Mike Rouse
Too cool! Mike

Too cool!

Mike
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 09-11-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,825
Posted By Mike Rouse
Iíll second that Carey. After having been through...

Iíll second that Carey. After having been through many big ones here in southeastern Louisiana, I know the importance of preparation.
Hope all our friends will be safe.

Mike
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-05-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,340
Posted By Mike Rouse
Do you want to know the radius in inches? ...

Do you want to know the radius in inches?

Mike
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mike Rouse
I us the reflection of the Florsent light tubes...

I us the reflection of the Florsent light tubes to find he highs and lows. Rotate the part to examine the surface.
Mike
Forum: Announcements 09-01-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,784
Posted By Mike Rouse
Congratulations Will you are a part of the...

Congratulations Will you are a part of the history of NASCAR.

Mike
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mike Rouse
Charles I donít know why Mike

Charles
I donít know why

Mike
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mike Rouse
OJ. The belt sander is the first picture. I use...

OJ. The belt sander is the first picture. I use the roller tip to just grind down the tops of the welds. Start with a rough grit and work down to fine grits. I place the roller tip transversely to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-28-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mike Rouse
Try a hand held belt sander there is a picture...

Try a hand held belt sander there is a picture of the one I made in my album.
Mike
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