Carving gouges

Started off with 6 rust pitted Firmers & a double bevel.
knoba - Carving gouges

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5 straight flute carving gouges.
knoba - Carving gouges

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Steel courtesy of; Addis, Ward & Payne, Record, Sorby, Belle, Brades (many thanks).
knoba - Carving gouges

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Fishtail spoon gouge
knoba - Carving gouges

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Required some re-forging, shaping, polishing, hardening, tempering, pickling, re-polishing & stropping
knoba - Carving gouges

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Reverse bevel straight gouge
knoba - Carving gouges

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From double bevel; (as with all others) required shaping, polishing, hardening, tempering, pickling, re-polishing & stropping
knoba - Carving gouges

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Reverse bevel straight gouge for doing inside socket of mortise gauge (for example)
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Diamond hone for soles
knoba - Carving gouges

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Newly turned handles and ferrules. Danish oiled & waxed.
knoba - Carving gouges

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Shaped a slip stone for carving chisels including “V” gouges
knoba - Carving gouges

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knoba - Carving gouges

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knoba – Tool tang drill bit

knoba – Spur drive

knoba – Head knives

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Tool tang drill bit

Almost any steel will do. 7mm o/d, 2 straight flutes, 1/4″ increment depth marks
knoba - Tool tang drill bit

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Used in lathe, with new handles. Enlarge to fit individuals tangs…
knoba - Tool tang drill bit

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4° included taper (as per machine taper)
knoba - Tool tang drill bit

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Can easily remove shank for re-tempering. Link to CAD file below
knoba - Tool tang drill bit

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Wiki – Machine taper

knoba – Tool Tang Drill Bit – 2017.dxf

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Chop saw mitre framing jig

Easy to make (ply & baton) checks accuracy of chopsaw 90° cut
knoba - Chop saw mitre framing jig

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1 joint 1 cut, or, 2 joints 1 cut…
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Perfect.
knoba - Chop saw mitre framing jig

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Link to CAD file below
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knoba – Chop Saw Mitre Framing Jig – 2017.dxf

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Font path listing bash script for xorg.conf

FreeBSD 11 here. knoba – XFontPaths.sh – 2016 (link below)
knoba - font path listing bash script for xorg.conf

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Output file.
knoba - font path listing bash script for xorg.conf

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File attributes (-rwxr-x—) “sh XFontPaths.sh” to execute.
knoba - font path listing bash script for xorg.conf

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#!/bin/sh

ls -d /usr/local/share/fonts/*/ > ~/fontpath.txt;
sed -e 's/^/zFontPath "/' ~/fontpath.txt > ~/afontpath.txt;
tr 'z' '\t' < ~/afontpath.txt > ~/bfontpath.txt;
sed -e "s|$|\"|" ~/bfontpath.txt > ~/xfontpath.txt


rm ~/fontpath.txt;
rm ~/afontpath.txt;
rm ~/bfontpath.txt;

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knoba – XFontPaths.sh – 2016

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Ac Power Supply

Aluminium frame pattern for recycled multitap transformer
knoba - Ac Power Supply

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Transformer core shaping buck
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Frame made
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knoba - Ac Power Supply

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Donor psu…
knoba - Ac Power Supply

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Ac system internals in
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240vac @ 50Hz in: 1, 3, 6, 9 & 12vac @ 50Hz out
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Illuminated the meter.
knoba - Ac Power Supply

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New laminated fascia (cad file below)
knoba - Ac Power Supply

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New laminated meter scale (cad file below)
knoba - Ac Power Supply

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Schematics (Fritzing file below)
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knoba – Ac Power Supply – Fascia – 2016.dxf

knoba – Ac Power Supply – Meter Scale – 2016.dxf

knoba – Ac Power Supply – Schematic – 2016.fzz

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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.
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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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Arduino battery power supply

Simple power supply for stand-alone arduino.

Would have liked to make a battery enclosure that took 2 stacked batteries.
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Strip-board pcb.
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Male usb mini b connector raided from cable.
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knoba – arduino battery power supply – 2016.dxf (CAD file link below)
knoba - arduino battery power supply

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knoba – arduino battery power supply – 2016.dxf

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