Stefan Gotteswinter - Modelengineering, Machining and Toolmaking in the Homeshop

Just a guy working in his basement shop.

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Updates

History 21-05-2018: Six jaw chuck, Home Shop Machinists Podcast
I got a new chuck for my lathe: A Zentra six jaw.
More about the chuck and the backplate: Zentra six jaw chuck

Episode 17 of the HSM Podcast is out! (For quite some time. I slack updating this site.) Interesting discussion about taking on paid work in the homeshop. Also: Whats up in everybodies shop
Home Shop Machinists Podcast – Episode 17 – Home $hop Machini$t

04-04-2018: Home Shop Machinists Podcast
Episode 16 of the HSM Podcast is out, with Tom Utley as a guest. Tom is rebuilding a 406,4mm (16") Southbend lathe to a very high standard and has interesting insights on the value of working with your hands, the trades and society.
Home Shop Machinists Podcast – Episode 16 – King Tutley

15-03-2018: Tips for high precision work by Precision Instruments
Precision Instruments, a maker of high precision air bearings posted a list of 50 tidbits for precision engineering/machining on their website:
Precision Instrumens - 50 Tidbits (External link)

History

Shop equipment

  • The shop
  • Small machines and accessories
  • Lathe µkroDreh 075-550
  • Milling machine Optimum MB4
  • Shaper Gack HE20
  • Engraving machine Deckel G1L
  • Surface grinder LIP515
  • Isel Miniflat i-TM 40-2 Cnc Router
  • D-Bit Grinder Holzmann UWS3
  • Unknown 4x6 Bandsaw
  • Projects

  • Small projects that are not worth a dedicated projectsite
  • Customer 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
  • Swiveling angle head for the milling machine
  • Toolmakers magnets
  • Lathe chuck backstop
  • Toolmakers block
  • Tripan toolholders
  • Cylindrical grinding attachement
  • Rotary Broach
  • Solid indicator stand
  • Sine dresser
  • Links, Book recommendations and other resources

    Downloads (manuals, plans, etc.)

    Random thoughts and rants

  • A loose collection of shop tips
  • Magnetic Chuck on the lathe?
  • Mist coolant systems
  • 2017 Richard King scraping class in Denmark
  • 2017 Richard King scraping class in Germany
  • 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.