Fernando Casoy

Fernando Casoy

Fernando Casoy
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Using Unimat to machine groove for #218 O-ring for cap seal

Using Unimat to machine groove for #218 O-ring for cap seal

RISER BLOCKS FOR UNIMAT LATHE-dsc03874.jpg

RISER BLOCKS FOR UNIMAT LATHE-dsc03874.jpg

Modifications and Improvements to a Unimat SL 1000 Lathe.  Unimat SL depth stop moved out of the way.

Modifications and Improvements to a Unimat SL 1000 Lathe. Unimat SL depth stop moved out of the way.

Wooden bird door latch

Wooden bird door latch

Using 1-2-3 blocks snug against Unimat lathe faceplate to align a part clamped in the 48-position dividing head. The blocks are removed before starting indexing for drilling two set of six evenly space holes. The holes are for threaded studs that will connect a compound steam engine cylinder head to an entablature that supports the cylinders above the crankshaft.

Using 1-2-3 blocks snug against Unimat lathe faceplate to align a part clamped in the 48-position dividing head. The blocks are removed before starting indexing for drilling two set of six evenly space holes. The holes are for threaded studs that will connect a compound steam engine cylinder head to an entablature that supports the cylinders above the crankshaft.

Index plate and index arm support post. The support post will be used to hold the detent adjustable arm when using the indexing plate. Machined from 1.25" x 0.75" 6061 aluminum bar stock.

Index plate and index arm support post. The support post will be used to hold the detent adjustable arm when using the indexing plate. Machined from 1.25" x 0.75" 6061 aluminum bar stock.

A compound slide for the Unimat SL.

A compound slide for the Unimat SL.

Unimat Headstock Alignment Method by Paul Jones -- I have been using "Unimatt Buddy Pin" (yes two Ts) for my general headstock alignments for many years and I highly recommend it for those using the Unimat SL 1000. It is fast and can get the alignment extremely close for most work. See the photo below Earlier this week I reviewed the YouTube video by Tom Lipton where he shows how he aligned the lathe headstock after leveling the whole lathe. Tom uses a 2.5” dia. 6061 aluminum rod held...

Unimat Headstock Alignment Method by Paul Jones -- I have been using "Unimatt Buddy Pin" (yes two Ts) for my general headstock alignments for many years and I highly recommend it for those using the Unimat SL 1000. It is fast and can get the alignment extremely close for most work. See the photo below Earlier this week I reviewed the YouTube video by Tom Lipton where he shows how he aligned the lathe headstock after leveling the whole lathe. Tom uses a 2.5” dia. 6061 aluminum rod held...

Unimat SL indexing adaptation looks like an original part rather than homemade

Unimat SL indexing adaptation looks like an original part rather than homemade

Unimat micrometer carriage stop

Unimat micrometer carriage stop