This will test your patience. The nice chap at Hemingway has sent me very quickly a lovely collection of materials and instructions to make a knurling tool.
I have seriously underestimated my abilities , but more importantly my vocab,
I also need a shedload more gear.
I need to drill and tap 1/4 BSF. - can you get taps with the appropriate sized drill , or do i get a 1/4 tap and a 5.3mm drill ?? (= number 6 drill)
The 2 side plates need a spacer and the instructions say 'transfer the2 side plate holes to the spacer and other side plate' . How is this best done ?.
"..transfer these 2 holes into the spacer and open up these holes to9/32" dia " - how do you open them up ?, does it just mean drill with a 9/32 drill having drilled them to 1/8" to start with .?
" drill and ream the 2 1/4 " dia holes for the silver steel pins. What do they mean by ream ?. why is not just drill the holes to 1/4.
Thats just the first paragraph !!!!. I think it will be a fantastic project to get me going (or it'll stop me totally).I suspect I could be making too much of it all but don't want to go straight into slapdash mode. Thanks as ever Nick