Free 50 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 31

Thread: Leather leg bag

  1. #11

    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    help me

    best regard

    I am rebuilding a comesa lathe 1500 and I have uploaded photos of this one, I find only a few photos on the internet and swim manuals or catalogs, or exploded and a group companion tells me to ask for the email because it might be that it is Italian And you could give me a help with this to investigate more thoroughly the origin of the same and if it is built in Italy and perhaps remarked by a seller from another country.

    With appreciation from Colombia

  2. #12
    rendoman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 336 Times in 179 Posts

    rendoman's Tools
    Hi Juan Alberto
    Have you some picture of the lathe? On the internet I've found only this:

    https://kjauktion.dk/en/lot/sview/lot/23669

    Unfortunately I got no info about Comesa industry, I only see a site Comesa srl – Lavorazioni Meccaniche di Precisione but it seems that they produce mechanical parts now, maybe they changed production. It can be good to send a mail asking for manual or other info, usually here factory are nice to help people, even if not linked with professional dealing.

    I had the same trouble some years ago with my old lathe, maybe late '60, closed factory, no manual and no paper at all.

    To be honest I never heard about Comesa brand for lathe. Grazioli Fortuna, Graziano, Tovaglieri, Ursus, Ceriani, Pontiggia. Maybe they produced for export market. Hope you'll find more info asking directly to the factory. If you need help with language to contact them let me know

    No info even in Gb site with many brand with manual
    Machine Tool Archive

  3. #13
    Toolmaker51's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Midwest USA
    Posts
    937
    Thanks
    2,048
    Thanked 985 Times in 535 Posts

    Toolmaker51's Tools
    The auction file is of a lathe with somewhat different features, and one very cool alteration. Notice headstock, toolpost and tailstock are on risers?. That's a practice to increase swing for lest cost than a lathe of comparable size; even the factories did that. I've seen Monarch, Axelson, Pacemaker, Lodge& Shipley modified that way.
    And a Comesa.
    Sincerely,
    Toolmaker51
    ...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Toolmaker51 For This Useful Post:

    rendoman (11-19-2016)

  5. #14
    rendoman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 336 Times in 179 Posts

    rendoman's Tools
    I noticed now
    I've never seen this trick! To lift all parts in order to gain diamter... Vibrations can be controlled also?

  6. #15
    Frank S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Peacock TX
    Posts
    2,088
    Thanks
    365
    Thanked 2,021 Times in 976 Posts

    Frank S's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by rendoman View Post
    I noticed now
    I've never seen this trick! To lift all parts in order to gain diamter... Vibrations can be controlled also?
    Not to mention allowing the manufacture to utilize the same castings on multiple swing sized lathes.
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

  7. #16
    rendoman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 336 Times in 179 Posts

    rendoman's Tools
    Hi all
    I finished sewing leather big belt, a bit long work, because I broke four normal needles moving them bad. My fault

    I buyed 4 new "right tools", strong Needles with short eye and round point, good for 1mm waxed twine. I have to make X pattern in buckle stop, trim the edges, decide a good color and polish.
    I'm also thinking about size, pockets and accessories like multitool and other things.

    Some pictures

    Leather leg bag-dsc01594_1600x1200.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01597_1600x1200.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01599_1600x1200.jpg

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to rendoman For This Useful Post:

    PJs (01-27-2017)

  9. #17
    rendoman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 336 Times in 179 Posts

    rendoman's Tools
    Hi all
    Small update
    I bought new leather, special glue, some buckle and a zip, luckily good components from local shop!
    I'm not sure about location of pockets, for sure one inside pocket, with zip for wallet, big enough to carry even something else. Two lateral rectangular pockets with a small buckle. Don't know if can be useful to place some other pockets, belts or other parts, any idea?

    Leather leg bag-15326084_10211103511366383_8020893066468610167_o.jpg Leather leg bag-15325389_10211112832119396_1774795374884498322_o.jpg Leather leg bag-15369239_10211112832799413_4456061825270445186_o.jpg

    Leather leg bag-15392950_10211112832599408_8327669073105072323_o.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01651_1600x1200.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01652_1600x1200.jpg

    Leather leg bag-dsc01653_1600x1200.jpg

    Leather leg bag-dsc01654_1600x1200.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01655_1600x1200.jpg
    Last edited by rendoman; 12-06-2016 at 06:17 PM. Reason: 2 more pictures

  10. #18
    C-Bag's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    California, central coast
    Posts
    720
    Thanks
    689
    Thanked 829 Times in 466 Posts

    C-Bag's Tools
    I've made several belt pouches in the past for wallets and one for the huge old calculator I used to carry when in the school. Since I don't like messing with zippers much less the hassle of installing them I used the natural ridgitiy of the leather that cloth doesn't have to advantage. I always used flaps with either snaps or Velcro, leaving enough of the flap overhanging to be able to grab it easily to open. Never had a problem with security.

    I'd want to make the sides of the bag accordion with a strap like all the new frameless back packs are so things stay secure and don't rattle around in the bag. But that's just me. Good luck.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to C-Bag For This Useful Post:

    rendoman (12-08-2016)

  12. #19
    rendoman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    381
    Thanked 336 Times in 179 Posts

    rendoman's Tools
    Hi! I'm trying to build pockets, result is not so bad, it will be a trouble to apply color!

    Leather leg bag-dsc01781_1600x1200.jpg Leather leg bag-dsc01782_1600x1200.jpg

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to rendoman For This Useful Post:

    PJs (01-27-2017)

  14. #20
    C-Bag's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    California, central coast
    Posts
    720
    Thanks
    689
    Thanked 829 Times in 466 Posts

    C-Bag's Tools
    So now you are going to attach to a flat piece of leather for the back and flap? As to color, we always put color on before assembly as it's easy to do when flat, almost impossible when together. Is that Latigo leather? If so it darkens a little with some neatsfoot oil. I like how it ages with nothing as I've made several instrument straps out of it. It also gets very flexible with age which I like too.

    Brings back memories

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to C-Bag For This Useful Post:

    rendoman (01-10-2017)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •