Archive for March, 2009

09 Mar, 2009

Boxford Model A lathe

Posted by: Raynerd In: The Workshop & Tools

Well I picked up the lathe this evening and boy was it hard work to shift – this cast iron isn`t light stuff I have to go back for the boxford bench later next week. The serial number as shown on the plaque under the boxford logo is: 2473 A 423 The serial number as [...]


  • 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

Welcome to Raynerd.co.uk

I`ve always wanted to learn more about engineering and electronics and my list of projects both complete and ongoing has been growing over the past few years. I like to document my progress more for my own understanding as much as anything, it helps keep me on track. I hope you can find something of interest to you, my clock building project is my priority but as you can see, I have many other builds I`m working on. Please leave a comment, it is nice to see people are reading!