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Scaled Fork Legs for a 1979 Harley Davidson Ironhead

I’m in the process of building a 1979 Sportster in my spare time. This one is just not another bike in my garage. I’m taking this bike and using it as an opportunity to build many parts of the bike from scratch. It’s on a Paugcho frame, which allows me to easily relocate the rear […]

Machinist Jacks

As a startup prototype lab, it's pretty common for us to spend time making tools to make a tool to make a part.  I was in need of some new machinist jacks to help as workholders for a client.    There are lots of ways that you can make these.  The vast majority are just […]

S&S Shorty E Finned Cover

Finned air box for S&S Shorty Type E Carburetors

In the winter before 2018, I picked up a Harley David Sportster that was in crates to start building a chopper for my son when he turns 16.  He's not born yet, so I have some time, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't start immediately.  One of the problems was that the standard S&S Teardrop […]


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Time for the next #project a #1952 #chevrolet #truck

#diy #barnfind #chevy #builtnotbought #hobbymachinist #hobbyist #mechanic #instamachinist #formyson #vintage #hotrod
#testing #patterns for #grip 
You can draw, render or brainstorm all day, but sometimes you just have to let the #math work it's self out.
#gcode #cnc #mill #interpolation #handcoded
A screwed up #guilloche #pattern I was using for a #points #cover.  The engraving bit broke and left a bad scratch.  I still polished it with a @benchmarkabrasives #flapdisc and now wish I'd of kept it in the #chuck. Waiting on a new order of #engraving #bits from #mcs and I'll be able to redo this whole thing, including the outside pattern which will really be beautiful.

#instamachinist #hobbyist #diy #builtnotbought #harley #davidson #chopper #garagebuilt #mill #roseengine