Stefan Gotteswinter - Modelengineering, Machining and Toolmaking in the Homeshop

Just a guy working in his basement shop.

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16-09-2016: Squareness comparator
I finished the squareness comparator, the complete article is here
14-09-2016: Optimum MB4
I did some more work to the Optimum milling machine, I did some scraping to the gibs and added oil grooves and wipers.
12-09-2016: Box parallel/Setup cube
Inspired by Tom Lipton I built a fabricated setup cube, see the projects section.


Shop equipment

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

  • 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
  • Squareness comparator
  • Downloads (manuals, plans, etc.)

    Random thoughts and rants

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

    My public email adress is in the Frequently asked Questions - Please take time and go trough 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.