On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:41:35 -0600, Ignoramus19723
Rosie the Riveter was part of a government program to encourage women
to work in industry to replace the men who were in the army. The most
commonly known version of Rosie is probably the 29 May 1943 Saturday
Evening Post front page, painted by Norman Rockwell showing a woman
with a rivet gun sitting in front of the U.S. Flag background.
That wouldn't necessarily be a problem. I've had long fingernails my
whole life. I use them as tools. They make great scrapers for removing
gunk and are essential for the fine manipulation of small parts. I
don't break them all that often. Usually when they break it has nothing
to do with abusing them while working. However roofing, especially
laying shingles will abrade them down to nothing. They were sorely
missed after my re-roofing job...
Congratulations for finding it. The only real difference I see is that
on hers the indexer is bolted on instead of integral. The fittings I
took to be clapper box hinges are apparently setscrews that
rotationally position the tool holder.
What is this machine?
The Washington Post article from which is comes refers to it as a
turret lathe (2/3 the way down the article, and just a "lathe"
elsewhere) in this obituary on "Rosie the Rivetter". But it looks
more like a milling machine with a rotary table than a turret lathe.
Is it a gear broach?
Anybody recognize it?
There were multiple Rosies, one a local NH woman:
That was just a reply to something that came from whatever group
you're posting from. Did you also post this message to the poster who
included your group in the list? No? And why not?
Pay attention to the headers. I didn't post the spam.
I think it is a shaper. The tool looks MUCH like a shaper tool, and seems
like it might be held in a clapper box, although it looks kind of different
from what I'm used to seeing. If the setup is the way it was used, and not
just something thrown together for the photo, then she would be cutting a
groove in the FACE of the gear.
I'm no help with that one. I only know it from texts too.
Metal working stuff is my hobby line. I was an electricians apprentice
for several years while studying radio electronics. Worked as a two-way
radio, printer and terminal tech for most of my career. We probably
know a lot of the same jargon in those areas :)
On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:41:52 -0800 (PST), email@example.com
Whoooeee! That's a right nice lookin' machinist. Hubba hubba.
Naomi, if you were Rosie's inspiration, ya done good, girl. RIP
It looks more like a vertical shaper to me, set up for gear ID
slotting. (not that I'd know anything about either, yet. ;)
There were vertical turret lathes: https://is.gd/dIctwu
And there were vertical shapers: https://is.gd/mYNUkg
Which look pretty similar at a glance.
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
-- Sir Winston Churchill
I bought a transmission-end motorcycle chain drive sprocket for my
sawmill and then discovered it has a 13-spline center hole, that I
couldn't index to groove the shaft. The final milling setup using a
52-tooth Sears AA lathe change gear was about that kludgy.
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