Oil pen

Oil in can.
knoba - oil pen

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Old felt tip pen.
knoba - oil pen

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Oil pen. Good for controlled oiling without dripping (hinges, clocks, etc.).
knoba - oil pen

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Box Spanner

46mm (across flats) low torque, box spanner, for restricted access on long threads.
knoba - box spanner - 01

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Welded bead around perimeter to add strength.
knoba - box spanner - 02

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Body is scaffold pole, 60% penetration on hex seam to avoid internal excess metal…
knoba - box spanner - 03

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Ford transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

Original gear lever assembly
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Pin and spherical part (some chrome alloy) may have been brazed
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Welded & machined assembly adds an extra 20mm to the selector end
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Gearbox housing spacer cast and machined from aluminium
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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Completed assembly reduces top-end throws from 6″, to 4″ ~ 33% reduction.
knoba - transit mt75 gearbox quickchange

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knoba – metal casting furnace

knoba – ball turning fixture for lathe

Wiki – Lever

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Torque gauge chuck adapter

Adapter is mild steel.
knoba - torque gauge chuck adapter

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Chuck was off an old model makers drill (3/8 unf).
knoba - torque gauge chuck adapter

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Machine taper allows adapter to fit onto both re-machined gauges.
knoba - torque gauge chuck adapter

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Tohnichi gauge left, Waters gauge right.
knoba - torque gauge chuck adapter

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Deterco.com – Waters Torque Watch

Tohnichi – Torque gauge

Wiki – Machine taper

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Emery roll dispenser

Made out of scraps around the workshop: 4mm & 6mm plywood, 10x26mm pine, 4mm rosewood dowels, stainless steel sheet, mild steel pins, nylon 66, brass rivets with a linseed oil finish…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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A little flourish around the hinge area…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Nylon feed rollers.
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Sprung cams trap the emery, but allow it to be pulled out easily
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Lids are hinged for refills…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Now fitted with the added possibility of a tea shelf…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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knoba – Emery Roll Dispenser – 2015.dxf (link below)
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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knoba – Emery Roll Dispenser – 2015.dxf

knoba – Folding bar

WorkShopShed – Home site

Homemadetools.net – Online tool maker community

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Knurling copier & profiler

Single wheel knurler; mild steel, high tensile steel, stainless steel & brass.
knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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Filed, drilled, reamed & bevelled. Captivated dowels & countersunk bolts.
knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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Lever stops the sacrificial nut & bolt from elongating the body…
knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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Used on a tool post, near the tailstock off a live centre, profiles, formers & patterns can be made from silver steel…
knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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knoba – Knurling Copier & Profiler – 2015.dxf (link below)
knoba - knurling copier & profiler

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knoba – Knurling Copier & Profiler – 2015.dxf

West Yorkshire Steel – Silver steel.pdf

Ebay.co.uk – Stainless Steel Dowel 3x12mm

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Toothed drive centre

Sprung loaded silver steel single point captivated by m4 grub screw
knoba - toothed drive centre

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Arbor machined to fit one of my 5c lathe collets
knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba – Toothed drive centre – 2015.dxf (link below)
knoba - toothed drive centre

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knoba – Toothed drive centre – 2015.dxf

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