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Forum: Introductions 06-04-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By sru_tx
welcome! another Houstonian steve

welcome!
another Houstonian
steve
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,451
Posted By sru_tx
Thanks Kerry and Steve. Yes, I haven't been...

Thanks Kerry and Steve.
Yes, I haven't been sleeping well lately and I can't stop my brain at that point. :lol::eek:

It's probably more work than the payoff (the juice isn't worth the squeeze)...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,451
Posted By sru_tx
So let me back up. Typically the upper wheel...

So let me back up. Typically the upper wheel starts from large round stock and is turned on a lathe. To reduce spinning mass/inertia much of the disc is removed leaving a central rib up the middle.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,451
Posted By sru_tx
Hollow upper wheel

I' m curious about the construction of a hollow upper wheel. In the past I've seen pics of some but for the life of me, I can't find them now. I've done all kinds of searches on the forum, keywords...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,776
Posted By sru_tx
Kent, Thank you so much. The exact info I...

Kent,
Thank you so much. The exact info I needed to make some decisions. I was fairly certain you watched the forum. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,776
Posted By sru_tx
TM Technologies motor dimensions?

I'm looking for basic dimensions of the TM Tech air motors. Primarily OAL (from back of motor to working face of the die) and the mounting diameter. The type of die will effect the dimension, I'm...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 31,521
Posted By sru_tx
I agree with maxakarudy that Wray might have...

I agree with maxakarudy that Wray might have gotten a bit ahead of himself by putting the joggles in and locking the arrangement.

One thing that I found interesting is that in 5A and B he did not...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-15-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 31,521
Posted By sru_tx
neilb, I understand your questioning the point of...

neilb, I understand your questioning the point of the flexible pattern if it fits the metal even when it doesn't even resemble the final piece. I'm sure there a many approaches to come up with the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,383
Posted By sru_tx
Don, Coincidentally I was looking at your build...

Don,
Coincidentally I was looking at your build pics yesterday and today. I am very impressed with the dual action that you created with the pedal via the slider (die contact and trigger control).
...
Forum: Introductions 07-11-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By sru_tx
Welcome! Furniture maker located in the...

Welcome!
Furniture maker located in the Heights area.
Looks like you're located in EaDo?

steve
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By sru_tx
wow! thanks for all of the great input! ...

wow! thanks for all of the great input!

Being new to sheet metal work (frankly all metalwork), I don't have a sense of how much stretching and shrinking is possible. Starting with a conical...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By sru_tx
I had the same thought about spinning but don't...

I had the same thought about spinning but don't have the equipment to spin it. Not worth the time and money to make equipment for a single piece. On top of that, it's a skill that is not easily...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By sru_tx
Large flared cone shape: how?

I haven't posted in a while as I have been sidetracked on a historic house reno. Finally getting back to things I enjoy making.

I had someone contact me about making a table base that was...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-13-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,601
Posted By sru_tx
I use the chord/height measurement a lot when I'm...

I use the chord/height measurement a lot when I'm bending tubes on my ring roller. I use a 48" metal ruler as my chord with a small 12" rule at the 24" mark. Very accurate and fast and can do it...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 01-21-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,265
Posted By sru_tx
I think it depends on your plan of use. I...

I think it depends on your plan of use.

I just bought a Harbor Freight version with a coupon for less the $80. My plan was to get some inexpensive dimple dies to pair with the die holes. I have...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-18-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,152
Posted By sru_tx
Bill, that's an interesting site. Cool tool that...

Bill, that's an interesting site. Cool tool that I didn't know existed.

While looking around on the site I found circle fly cutters and an adjustable circle cutter using a drill/rotary tool.
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,152
Posted By sru_tx
thanks Jim. That's a very reasonable price.

thanks Jim. That's a very reasonable price.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-11-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,152
Posted By sru_tx
Thanks Eddie! I went to Metalman's youtube...

Thanks Eddie!

I went to Metalman's youtube channel and immediately found some useful videos that fit my present budget.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbH_TU3FDx8
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-10-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,152
Posted By sru_tx
Thanks Stefan/septimus. I had seen that set but I...

Thanks Stefan/septimus. I had seen that set but I felt $500 for the set is a bit more than I want to spend for a "unitasker". Even if I pick a range from small to large i'm approaching $300. They...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-10-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,152
Posted By sru_tx
Dimple die vs. bead roller

Hey Y'all!
I've been sidetracked on a house reno but am soon returning to my furniture making and have some sheet metal ideas I want to explore. I'm leaning towards a modern look, some aircraft...
Forum: Introductions 06-27-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By sru_tx
A few pics of my pieces. I started welding and...

A few pics of my pieces. I started welding and metalworking less than 2 yrs ago and furniture design for about a year.
Helix display shelf
42238
"77" Barstool with tubes bent on diagonal dies and...
Forum: Introductions 06-26-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By sru_tx
True but I can't remember ever burning my fingers...

True but I can't remember ever burning my fingers woodworking. I've burnt my fingers too many times absentmindedly picking up a piece... i'm learning :D
Forum: Introductions 06-26-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By sru_tx
Intro from TX

Hello,
My name is Steve and I'm located in Houston, TX.

I'm a recovering electrical engineer. After 25+ years, I wanted to try something different... and that I did. Dog training for a couple...
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