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WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE Home Constructed

WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE Home Constructed

WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE Home Constructed

A very solid wheel cutter and home constructed, the main plates or 8mm thick gauge plate so much more rigid than some other machines. It will cut up to 6″ diameter wheels and comes fitted with a DD62 Chronos plate and DD63 plate giving a good number of counts to [Read more…]

POTTS MILLING AND DRILLING SPINDLE

POTTS MILLING AND DRILLING SPINDLE

POTTS MILLING AND DRILLING SPINDLE

An unpainted example of this home constructed spindle. It can be attached to most vertical slides, lathe crosslides and some wheel cutting engines. The spindle takes 8mm collets and has a two speed pulley. This has seen very lttle use and has no play on the bearings. Made in Britain Built to Last™ weighs in [Read more…]

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

Based on the chronos design this one has been made with thicker plates on the frame. The 4 plates with this machine give the following wheel counts. Plate 1:- 24, 34, 41, 47, 54, 61. Plate 2:- 25, 37, 42, 49, 57, 62. Plate 3:- 28, 38, 43, 51, 58, [Read more…]

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

HOME CONSTRUCTED WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

This wheel engine was probably made from plans that were in a construction article featured in the horological journal. It bears a striking resemblance to the one featured in J Malcolm Wild`s book WHEEL AND PINION CUTTING IN HOROLOGY (fig`s 83 & 84 ) page 43. Well worth reading! A [Read more…]

CHRONOS TYPE WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

CHRONOS TYPE WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

CHRONOS TYPE WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

This home constructed wheel engine is made in the style of the popular CHRONOS engine that has now become a hard to find item. This one has 15 wheel counts which are as follows:- 144 120 118 113 100 96 90 84 78 72 70 62 54 49 37, this [Read more…]

VERSATILE DIVIDING HEAD BY GEORGE H. THOMAS

VERSATILE DIVIDING HEAD BY GEORGE H. THOMAS

VERSATILE DIVIDING HEAD BY GEORGE H. THOMAS

This small but effective dividing head comes with a second dividing unit which fits to the bull – wheel of a Myford ML7. The dividing sector plate and micro attachment are interchangeable between both machines, as are the dividing plates which have the following counts:- Plate 1 60. [Read more…]

VERTICAL 1″ BAND LINISHER

VERTICAL 1" BAND LINISHER

VERTICAL 1″ BAND LINISHER

This Home constructed Linisher has the unusual feature of being able to linish the inside of a flat metal plates so would ideally suit a clock maker or the fabricator of small sheet metal components. The 9″ X 9″ work table can be angled in both planes so compound angles can [Read more…]

CLASSIC CLOCK MAKERS DRILL

CLASSIC CLOCK MAKERS DRILL

CLASSIC CLOCK MAKERS DRILL

A great favorite with clock makers and model engineers, usually made by the user from a kit of castings. There were several variations to the design some of which could be used for staking and punch work. This one comes with 1/4″ Jacobs chuck and is powered by a Crompton Parkinson [Read more…]

SMALL GEAR AND PINION CUTTING MACHINE

SMALL GEAR AND PINION CUTTING MACHINE

SMALL GEAR AND PINION CUTTING MACHINE

This home constructed gear and pinion cutter machine has been made from a 6 mm Wolf Jahn D bed lathe. The blank gear to be cut is mounted directly on the count plate, then centered up. A suitable cutter mounted on an arbor is held between the headstock and [Read more…]

WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE

This Home made and well constructed wheel cutting engine has the 16 following counts on the base disc:- 59, 62, 64, 66, 7o, 72, 78, 80, 84, 90, 96, 100, 108, 110, 112, 120. There is no gallows for pinion cutting but with it comes a box of part finished itiems and [Read more…]