Category Archives: Comercial Tools

Counterfeits

I know, I know, a Mitutoyo Micrometer and Caliper set for US $60, shipping included, can’t be true. Chinese tools aren’t so bad, but these Mitutoyo chinese counterfeits are a joke.The mic doesn’t even look like the real one, and … Continue reading

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Things you don’t know you need

I’m quite tidy. But when I’m working, I should move from my chair to get any tool. So every tool I grasp ends on my table (because I’m too lazy to put it back), and after some days my work … Continue reading

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DigiSpeed testing

Today I’ve successfully tested the spindle controller box; the DigiSpeed board seems to work nicely, without any issue. I will connect the motor overheating sensor signal to the e-stop input; I’m not sure, but a e-stop signaling seems better than … Continue reading

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Shopping

After a almost three week home confinement because health issues (first my kid and then me) it’s great to take a travel through some hardware stores spread through the city. Yesterday was raining and today was sunny, so was a … Continue reading

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Runout

Usually I try to work the way I dont need to take too much care of my lathe runout, but its a good idea to have some reference values. Here are some simple measurents I take. I use a swiss … Continue reading

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