Broken part... what ever it is, needs a new shaft fabricated.


Nick starting the job with a piece of 3" steel rod. Using the Kent Lathe to turn it down to xxxxx.

1st Pass

Hot Chips

As a consultant beleive me, these chips are hot! Having suffered a burned lip, chip in my boot and one down my shirt all in the time it took to shoot a dozen pictures. I have concluded this is dangerous work

More Chips

Nice Curly-Q

Another Pass

Working the diameter down