Monthly Archives: April 2013

Getting Closer Every Day

Sooo… I came up with a bit of a new plan. MrBeef from MTF was kind enough to ship me up his crankshaft and .010 over piston/rod, and so I took Cranky’s block in to a local shop and got … Continue reading

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Well, SOME door progress

This morning I took the time to get down to brass tacks on creating the door hardware. Here’s the first hole I cut in the 1/8″ x 1.5″ steel that’s going to form the hangars   Mounted the sheave, just … Continue reading

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Another reno in the wall!

Well, actually, its another reno, AND its a wall!  and hopefully it will soon be a pair of barn-style sliding doors, based on this online tutorial.

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Starting to get ramped up for summer…

IF it ever comes…. Well, wasn’t really doing things ON my John Deere today, but I had the good fortune to get permission to bring the grubby old engine block from Cranky into my basement workroom. I spent the evening … Continue reading

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