Blog

Most content here is from my personal old blog, previous to Automatic.

CNC lathe limit switch and other things
I’ve been busy so there’s nothing new to show at the moment (this will change soon).  So in the meanwhile
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Stand-by project revival
Ok, now that I have a mini table saw, a low profile vise and horizontal milling capabilities, I can continue
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Going Horizontal
Today I finished a very simple accesory that turns the standard sherline mill into an horizontal mill, within seconds. It’s
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Low Profile Vise
A tipical problem: I need to mill a slightly long part, let’s say, a 10x10x130mm bar. Sure, you can use
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Chuck spider
The problem Sometimes I have to turn small or thin parts in the lathe (a coin or a small pin,
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About being careful
It’s good to remember that Sherline tools are not toys, and that accidents can happen, no matter how well experienced,
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Using the Sherline Angle Plate
One of the things that I would love to have it’s a horizontal milling machine. Sometimes, when working on a
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Micro table saw
This long desired project is finally finished. Now I can clean-cut metal, plastics or wood stock easily and with minimal
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Micrometric Obsesion
Some time ago I note parallelism of milled parts sometimes was not as good as it could be, and though
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Milling table tweaks
Having a tooling plate is almost a must for anyone that owns a Sherline milling machine. It helps to protect
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