Archive for the ‘Between Centres Boring – Setting Device’ Category

I finally completed the boring bar setting device after many more hours than expected. Here are all the parts required. I have used stock M3 screws for the supporting brackets and a stock M4 screw for the grub screw to hold the dial in place. The plans also required that a flat button is made [...]

I am hoping to be doing some boring between centers on my next engine to achieve a long true bore for the cylinder. A friend and fellow model engineer helpfully showed me a picture of a device had had made to measure reach of the cutter from the boring bar. This is only part one [...]


  • Steve Richardson: Pretty cool stuff! I work with some real talented machinists and they are gonna dig your website!
  • Mike: Hi.where did you purchase the plate from. Been looking for a good stockist. I love your idea and would like to make one for my boxford. Also, sorry
  • Don bath: Thanks for the reply,currently I am making the escape wheel arbour and back cock plate ready for the next phase of testing .Your comments regarding th

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