I need 5 matching hood ornaments for our restoration project so I attempt to reproduce them with silicone molds and urethane castings.
A budget friendly alternative to the German made Sortimo System. Using 3D printing and inexpensive Harbor Freight cases. Same flexibility for 1/5 the price.
Designing and building an oversized steady rest with laser cut parts by OSHCut to fit the 13″ Clausing Colchester lathe.
Digging into the lighting channels- disassembling, cleaning, and making decisions on the future direction I want to pursue.
Pulling the central drive shaft out of our kiddie carnival ride restoration project. Assessing the damage and creating a game plan for future repairs
This week I tear apart the electric motor for our King Amusement Company Supersonic Rocket Ride. This is a 1 hp Dayton motor with a centrifugal clutch. It needed new bearings, removal of some internal oxidation, touching up some insulation and a fresh coat of paint. Ran into a problem with the cooling fan though
Purchased a Harbor Freight Electric Pressure Washer to see if it could tackle the peeling paint on our carnival ride restoration. This is the 1750 PSI model 63254 / 63255 sold under the Portland brand name. These go on sale from time to time for about $80. This seemed like pretty good value if it