Stefan Gotteswinter - Modelengineering, Machining and Toolmaking in the Homeshop

Just a guy working in his basement shop.

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18-01-2017: Small Updates
Updated the site for the shaper and the LIP515 manual is now for download

15-01-2017: Small projects and shop site
I added a site for small projects that are not worth a full projectsite.
Link is down in the projects section - Or here: Small projects

Also a general site for the shop, showing the layout was added. Link down in the shop equipment section - Or here: The shop

08-01-2017: Home Shop Machinists Podcast
I was guest in the only (so far) homeshop machinist podcast out there, hosted by Justin and Max.
We talked about random shop stuff, chinese machines and tooling, the machinist hobby in germany, the availibilty of machines to hobbyists and beer.
Link to the Podcast: Homeshop Machinists Podcast - Episode 2
Be sure to check out the first episode too!


Shop equipment

  • The shop
  • Lathe µkroDreh 075-550
  • Milling machine Optimum MB4
  • Shaper Gack HE20
  • Engraving machine Deckel G1L
  • Surface grinder LIP515
  • D-Bit Grinder Holzmann UWS3
  • Unknown 4x6 Bandsaw
  • Projects

  • Small projects that are not worth a dedicated projectsite
  • ER25 collet block
  • Indicator clamp
  • Tripan parting tool holder
  • Ball turning tool for my 10x22 lathe
  • Adapter plate to mount a chuck onto a rotary table
  • Universal micrometer with exchangable anvils
  • Chamfering machine
  • Box parallel/Setup cube
  • Swiveling angle head for the milling machine
  • Toolmakers magnets
  • Lathe chuck backstop
  • Toolmakers block
  • Tripan toolholders

  • Downloads (manuals, plans, etc.)

    Random thoughts and rants

  • Magnetic Chuck on the lathe?
  • My resources for research and informations?
  • Mist cooleant systems
  • FAQ and Contact Informations

    My public email adress is in the Frequently asked Questions - Please take time and go through those before you email me, maybe your Question is already answered there. If you find a mistake on my website or I am totaly wrong on a topic, please feel free to email me.