Making Hobbed Bolts

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In this video, I show how we manufacture our 3D printer hobbed bolts. There are lots of hobbed bolts out there.  Some are DIY and some are manufactured in volume.  Some are pretty great and others not so much.  We … Continued

Toolpost Grinder Part 5: Spacers

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Today, we’re working on the toolpost grinder again.  This time, we make the brass spacers. We need the spacers because the lock rings block direct access to the inner bearing races.  Locking the bearings in place like this makes them … Continued

Toolpost Grinder Part 3: Bearing Caps

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In part three of the toolpost grinder build series, we make the bearing lock caps. This installment features the return of the dreaded 57/64″ YG-1 taper-shank drill, but this time it does its job without complaining.  Or damaging the lathe.  … Continued