And the hand ground steel ones are clogging up my eyelids with pound after pound of steel dust. I've got baggies marked "not a belt buckle", in that old carver's saying: "how did you carve that?" 'Simple, I ground away everything that was not a belt buckle'.
I'll definitely get to brass. Some furnace builders get to cast iron but the brass is a necesssary component of any espresso machine. That's right, I've got plans to build one of those too. From borrowed parts at first.
1982 4x4 longbed, a rolling daily driver work-in-progress...
1987 Yamaha XT600 2KF (German)
STOLEN: RED XL600 in Portland
I do heavy-duty textile repair, upholstery, and design/manufacture bags.