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>> Home > Tags > dremel

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by octman Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 10 days ago
Thanks for the responses chaps. I was looking at the Proxxon one but saw another make which I have bought and will try out in the next few days. chris

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
I have the same problem but at present I'm using a pair of vice (Mole) grips clamped to my lap tray by G -Clamp on the stand base. Bit unwieldy but works 👍👍

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by ronaldo Apprentice   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi, I have the same drill stand, I used a proxxon drill stand vice with a mod to suit the base to slide up down and side to side. Ronaldo,

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
I'll have a look in the workshop tomorrow and let you know what I have that would be suitable, probably one of the small record machine vices. Cheers Colin.

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by octman Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Thanks Colin. I attach a photo of the base and the dimensions are shown on the base. Chris

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Hi Chris, do you have a picture of the base it is to be fixed to, with approximate sizes, as I may have what you need in my workshop. You can PM me if you want as I am not too far from you. Cheers Colin.

vice suitable for Dremel Workstation by octman Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Good morning folks, I have a Dremel Workstation, or drill stand as I call it, and would like to get a small machine vice (is that the correct name?) to go with it. I have seen a few smallish ones but they are usually too big to bolt to the base. Can anyone out there offer any workable suggestions please? Also, is the material the vice is made from of make any relevance at this small size, i.e. is cast aluminium any good? ( I had a screw-on table top vice made of cast aluminium which snapped in half the first time I used it.) I feel the need for this vice as I am about to drill a 1mm hole in a model yacht's mast to locate the boom vang and with my shaky hands it could end up being big enough to pass the boom through without some sort of support!! Chris

Tin Work by Joe727 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
The tin can that I used is from a small tomato paste sauce from the market. Use whatever tin that you would like or can find. Look at my sketch to see how it needs to function and adjust your design to what enclosure is available to you. Lots of ways to do it, just make sure you have these points covered: 1. Method of attaching a fan to push air into the unit. 2. Place for output stack / tube. 3. Method of mounting a wick with heating element attached that can sit above the fluid level. See sketch in previous post. First photo, I cut three holes, each sized to fit the brass tubes and fan opening. This tin is thin and easy to poke holes in. I start by marking the opening locations with a marker, them I use a small sharp awl or pin to stare a hole. With hand tools ( power drill will easy shred the can, be careful) I enlarge the holes with small hand drills or reamer, found files, etc, I rotate the tools slowly in the opening and gradually enlarge it to size needed. Then I cut brass tubing to length with a small hand held hobby razor saw. Our in place, apply flux and solder. Once heated properly the solder flows easily.for the larger fan opening, I then used a dremel tool with sanding drum to make a nice round opening. The fan has corner openings for screw mount. Secure with some tiny sheet metal screws. Next I will build an enclosure around the fabpn edge to fit the round can. Might just use silicone caulk. Note, I did not open the can with a can opener, left the ends in place and poured the content out thru the holes made, Yes, it's a bit messy and wasted the sauce, but it's a cheap way to get an tin enclosure. More to come. Please give me feedback, am I being clear enough? Thanks, Cheers, Joe

CNC boat kits...? by Delboy Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Which is where laser cutting leaps to the fore with a tool diameter around 0.1 mm. The Cyclone is a pcb cutter which uses a taper-point tool so there is no offset. The goal is to mount a laser rather than a Dremel. Point taken on the smaller parts . My initial thought was that, with a larger platform, you could cut multiple parts from a larger piece of material in one pass. Unfortunately, you can't walk away from a laser cutter to let it get on with things as you can with a 3D printer. You are looking at a potential bonfire and the bigger the job, the longer you have to stand and watch it.

rudders by Escrich Seaman   Posted: 2 months ago
I make the rudder axis in stainless steel, and I make the slot, just where I need using my Dremel

rudders by DodgyGeezer Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
I've never come across one, but they're easy enough to make with a Dremel using a cutting disk...

Allen Screw Removal by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
You could always try super gluing a near as allen key into it and then try undoing it. If it doesn't some out you can remove the allen key with deactivator before you try anything else that would damage it too far. Or try using a Dremel tool and cut a slot for a screwdriver.

Assembly by Ianh Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi All Would suggest you dry assemble with the cabin sides as my forward bulkhead was out by 2 Degrees. When I cut the pieces out I used a new Dremel Moto Saw as my old srollsaw from Dremel was condemned due to inavailability of blades. Like I say not enough clamps Have ordered the decking from Jotika this is extra and allows you to plank the deck and cockpit more realistically.

PS Waverley by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Don't have to imagine it Martin, I know it, from all the stanchions on my H class destroyer 😉 Couldn't get the ship under a pillar drill. Free-handing a Dremel type drill is more likely to bend the bit. Did my destroyer in batches and amused meself with summat else in between . Each to his own, Happy pillaring (never tried drilling a pillar meself 😁) Have you tried PMing david greatbatch to see what he's got plan-wise? Cheers, Doug 😎

PS Waverley by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Yes, that's what I liked; well populated and 'Alive'. Makes all the difference, especially for an excursion ship. 😉 If he uses a Dremel or similar he'll probably break lots 😡 I use a small pin chuck for my 0.3 - 1.0mm drills, gives more control and 'feel'. @ Marky; thought I remembered you paddlin' about somewhere😉 just got the ship wrong 🤔 How's it goin' matey? Now back to prepping terrace and garden for winter 😡 me poor ol' back! Cheers All, Doug 😎