Several people have asked how the press is going… It’s really complete, now — just waiting for some materials for the paper-handling gizmo to arrive in order to start working! — Here’s a photo:
Archives for November 2005
Several months ago, I promised my daughter, Allegra (Leggie, Legs, Lulu), I’d make a dining table for her apartment in Boulder… As she’s coming home for Thanksgiving, my wife has insisted that I postpone additional work on the big press to complete Leggie’s table… Mark Sfirri and I were roommates while we were teaching at […]
HEY! Last night and this morning I fitted the drive assembly and bearing guides for the top roller — and amazingly, everything fit like a charm — even the keys fit the keyways in the shafts and sprockets! It was especially gratifying when I installed the chain around the two sprockets (what a MESS of […]
Here’s a photo from last night after installing the bed and leveling the press in place — closer and closer!
This afternoon, the new press finally stands up on its own four legs and just after this photo was shot, I mounted the main end-plates and the bottom roller now sits safely in its bearings hanging in position on from the press rails… Everything has fit perfectly so far… I’m waiting for the inevitable ‘disaster’, […]