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Archive for April, 2010

28 Apr, 2010

3 Element Yagi for 2m VHF

Posted by: Raynerd In: Yagi 3 ele VHF antenna

After passing my Foundation Licence only a few weeks ago, I wanted to work SSB on 2m and my roof mounted vertically polorised colinear X200 clearly wasn`t up to the job. I decided to try a homebrew 3 element Yagi, the dimensions and details were all provided by Neil, many thanks: 1. Reflector – 1040.6mm [...]

14 Apr, 2010

Part 3: X-axis on the move!

Posted by: Raynerd In: Router Build - CNC

I had it running on the slides but thanks to JasonB and his suggestion over on madmodder, I`ve made a simple design to hold the leadscrew nut. It just so happened that I had a few pieces of chunky brass plate lying around from the frames of my clock build so I quickly neatened up [...]

14 Apr, 2010

Part2 – CNC Router Build

Posted by: Raynerd In: Router Build - CNC

More time spent on the router – I managed to secure the table to the base on the slides (it`ll have to come off soon to fit the lead nut). This is the lead screw – trapizodal with nuts ordered from MerchantDice on ebay. Excellent delivery – I ordered 10am and it came 11am the [...]

09 Apr, 2010

CNC Router Build

Posted by: Raynerd In: Router Build - CNC

After seeing my mate Steve’s router out of the corner of my eye one visit back during the Christmas period I`ve been frequently going on cnczone to eye these machines up. As is usually the case with the internet, and that is part of its brilliance, there are countless ways to make these and every [...]


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  • 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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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!