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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank S View Post
    Andy has first dibs and I really hope he gets them Those are one of the brands I was trying to think of the other day in a conversation with TM51 along a similar train of thought for a machine I am considering
    My legendary psychic powers could be waning........ Normally can hear a mere whisper 'DeVlieg' far away. Anyone reading the lathes.UK link will understand.
    Spoiler alert. It's epic.
    http://www.lathes.co.uk/devlieg/

    BTW Frank S; a small handful of those have potential for that idea; with proper support, given a place to start. They range in size, per Jack H's picture, proper clearance, micro adjustable. Wouldn't say available everywhere, but not impossible either. DeVlieg lives on in Bourn & Koch, seems some outfits make them too.

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    Congratulations thehomeengineer - your Calibrated Inline Boring Bar is the Homemade Tool of the Week!

    A nice solution, and it's good to see your scale steam wagon project yielding more homemade tools.

    Some more good builds from this week:

    Pentagon Cutting Method by tonyfoale
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    X-Acto Blade Holder by Guy Marsden
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    Motorcycle Lift Table by Metalgeria
    Cargo Box by Frank S
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    Bullnose Smoothing Plane by e_m_maker


    thehomeengineer - you'll be receiving a $100 online gift card, in your choice of Amazon, PayPal, or bitcoin. Please PM me your current email address and gift card choice and I'll get it sent over right away.

    More importantly, this is your 10th Homemade Tool of the Week win! I've just added the golden wrench-on-pedestal graphic to the awards showcase in your postbit, visible underneath your avatar.





    You join these other 10-time winners: rgsparber, rossbotics, Christophe Mineau, Frank S, mklotz, Vyacheslav.Nevolya, Tuomas, tonyfoale, and Stevohdee. Congratulations again and good job

    Here are all 10 of your Homemade Tool of the Week winning tools:



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    Video showing the in-line boring bar machining the saddle of my 3" scale Foden steam wagon cylinder block and the cross-slide jig plate.




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