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Crobalt Solid Round Bit 5/16"x2" L

Crobalt Solid Round Bit 5/16"x2" L

These Crobalt tips are ground to the correct angle by the customer, using the Diamond Tool Holder grinding jig that comes with each tool holder kit. This size is appropriate for the users of the new ML8mm Diamond Toolholders, designed for the small bench top lathes, such as the Unimat, Atlas 6", Sherline, and other new Asian lathes.
Crobalt cast alloy is an alternative tool bit to the HSS tips usually used in the Diamond Tool Holders, its ideal for turning tough materials such as stainless, cast iron, and high carbon steels. Tougher and less brittle than carbide it can be ground using a normal aluminum oxide wheel, Crobalt contains 50% cobalt with the remainder being tungsten and chromium, there is no iron or steel in the alloy.
Watch the Diamond Toolholder in action doing a comparison test between M42 HSS (CoHSS) and Crobalt cast alloy -- both toolbits are 1/4" square.
They are being used in a Right Hand 12mm model Diamond Tool Holder, to turn 304 and 316 stainless bar and an interrupted cut on a piece of cast iron.
The lathe is a 1960s Colchester Chipmaster.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$16.00

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BC268

Crobalt Square Bit 3/16"x1-1/2" L

Crobalt Square Bit 3/16"x1-1/2" L

Crobalt cast alloy is an alternative tool bit to the 3/16" HSS tips usually used in the Diamond Tool Holders, its ideal for turning tough materials such as stainless, cast iron, and high carbon steels. Tougher and less brittle than carbide it can be ground using a normal aluminum oxide wheel, Crobalt contains 50% cobalt with the remainder being tungsten and chromium. There is no iron or steel in the alloy.
Watch the Diamond Toolholder in action doing a comparison test between M42 HSS (CoHSS) and Crobalt cast alloy -- both toolbits are 3/16" square.
They are being used in a Right Hand 12mm model Diamond Tool Holder, to turn 304 and 316 stainless bar and an interrupted cut on a piece of cast iron.
The Crobalt tips come with square cut ends to be ground to the correct angle by the customer, using the Diamond Tool Holder grinding jig that comes with each tool holder kit. This particular size is specifically chosen to work on the ML8 Diamond Toolholder, both Right-hand and Left-hand models.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$14.00

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BC227

Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD

Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press. Many people sell the drill press short when it comes to machining. Rudy demonstrates many operations that make it a very important part of your shop.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$35.95

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BC74

Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED

Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED

By William M. Harris

In a series originally offered by Live Steam Magazine, the very popular 1-1/2" scale Elk River Mill & Lumber Company Falk logging engine continues to captivate builders.
Softbound. 64 pages.

$12.95

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FALK

Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD

Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Did you ever wonder how high the valves should lift; what happens when you scale it up or down; how big the inlet passage should be; why small engines run so fast; how heavy it will be; how the flywheel effect changes with size; how to set your lathe for greater accuracy; or how to check tapers and angles? Rudy describes and illustrates his real world approach to problem solving on these and other subjects in the shop and at the drawing board. He includes an outline and drawings of examples used in the DVD presentation.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$35.95

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BC75

FoR 16mm Parting Tool

FoR 16mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$105.00

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BC271

FoR 20mm Parting Tool

FoR 20mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$105.00

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BC284

FoR 8mm Parting Tool

FoR 8mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$95.00

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BC230

FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool

FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$95.00

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BC269

Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy thoroughly covers the basics of facing, boring and turning on the lathe. Included are plans and directions for a project to practice your skills. He demonstrates on his 1933 9" South Bend lathe. Rudy Kouhoupt has been the premiere teacher of machining for novice machinists everywhere. His seven books and 17 machining DVDs are perfect examples of his knowledge and skills.1 hour, 35 minutes.

$44.95

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BC70

Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD

Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

The basics of milling on a vertical milling machine are covered. Included are a printed outline, plans and directions for a project to practice your new skills -- an excellent fly cutter. 2 hours.

$44.95

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BC62

Generators and Inverters

Generators and Inverters

By Stephen Chastain

Steve Chastain's newest book give you the guidance to design and build your own power plant. It's the most complete small generator reference and go-to book available. Everything you need to know about building or buying small power plants. This book answers a slew of questions about generating your own electricity.

Now in Hardcover.

$34.95

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BC98

Grinding lathe Tools DVD

Grinding lathe Tools DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy discusses lathe cutting tools in depth and then describes how each would be ground properly for optimum metal cutting. Also included are plans to build a grinding table that will increase your accuracy when grinding your lathe tools. For those of you using the Diamond Toolholder, Rudy goes into great detail about grinding the toolbit for it. 1 hour 45 minutes.

$39.95

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BC66

Hot Bluing Firearms DVD

Hot Bluing Firearms DVD

By Steve Acker

The chemical and mechanical processes of hot bluing steel are described by Steve. He then demonstrates the procedures with the best quality equipment and materials. He also describes how you can blue your firearms on a limited budget. Learn to apply a professional finish to your firearms and restore the beauty of your old ones. See a layout used by professionals for profitable bluing and excellent results. Equipment, alternate heat sources and safety concerns are discussed in detail. 1 hour 10 minutes.

$49.95

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BC92

How to Cut Screw Threads DVD

How to Cut Screw Threads DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Screw Thread forms, and parts, cutting calculations and techniques for cutting threads on the lathe are described and demonstrated. Printed charts and tables are included with this machining DVD. 1 hour.

$35.95

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BC64

How to Cut Spur Gears DVD

How to Cut Spur Gears DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Using just a small mill and your lathe, you can learn how to cut your own spur gears. Terms and techniques are all covered. Charts and tables are included. 45 minutes.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$35.95

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BC65

Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD

Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD

By Quentin Breen

Quentin Breen describes the complex and very thorough process of laying track on the 17 miles of 7-1/2" gauge track over the very hilly terrain at Train Mountain in Chiloquin, Oregon. Volunteers demonstrate the process.

$17.95

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BC171

Machine Lathe - Fundamentals and Advanced Operation DVD Set

Machine Lathe - Fundamentals and Advanced Operation DVD Set

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Combined for the first time in one discounted package, Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation and Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVDs are just what you need to learn and master your lathe. Save 10% by purchasing the set!

$80.00

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BC286

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+2.00 is similar in strength to moderately weak reading glasses.

$14.50

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BC178

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.50

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.50

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+2.50 is similar in strength to moderate reading glasses.

$14.50

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BC179

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