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Old 21st December 2002, 04:12 AM   #11
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Old 21st December 2002, 02:59 PM   #12
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Hi Peter,

The bit on the left is what my metal cutting bit looks like. It was a cheapy though and seems to wear fast. I mounted the copper in my wood working vise to hold it vertical while I worked on the holes. Once they were all done I spent about a week polishing the plates to remove all the scratches. I wanted a mirror finish, but a local plating shop quoted me $450.00 just to polish them. I used my 8 inch bench grinder and a buffing wheel with compound to get close and then brushed them with 3M metal sanding pads by hand to achieve the brushed look. I coated them with a clear acrylic, non yellowing, paint. Four coats.

Hi Steve,

I have entertained the thought of making some wood bases, but no metal work. Metal is much harder to work without the proper tools. I own a fairly extensive collection of wood working tools and that is one of my hobbies. Now if I could make serious dollars and make enough wood bases, I could buy a CNC knee mill and metal lathe, tooling and be in the chassis business. I am dreaming


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Old 21st December 2002, 03:12 PM   #13
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Hi,

Paul,my sincerest congratulations.
Fabulous looks,really.

While we're at it does anyone use as punching kits for sockets and such?

GREENLEE

Look at the right:"Holemaking"

I find these very handy to have unless you need to do this kind of work on a daily basis.

Any material except very hard and thick (>3mm) steel works very well,moreover it fits tubesockets perfectly.

Nice work,
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Old 21st December 2002, 08:12 PM   #14
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Chassis look great!!!

A very professional job that you can be proud of!



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OH-MY-GOD.

I love that chassis! Great work!
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Old 21st December 2002, 09:30 PM   #16
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Very nice work, BTW are you in fine furniture by trade?

Great piece of art
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Old 21st December 2002, 10:38 PM   #17
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Hi Chris,

No, I am in the fine grading trade, Heavy Construction. I am a Journeyman Heavy Equipment Operator. I am some what of an artist at my job. I do finish work with a motor grader and operate several other pieces of equipment equaly well. Doing it for 24 years now.

Just obsessed with everything I do.
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Just obsessed with everything I do.
Mmmmm, Mirror image, what a great job, one of the best I have seen.

Congratulations Paul! Keep that spirit. and show us the finished amps.
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