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Tapping Resin »

My Railway Recollections Porter conversion came today! (yay me!) From the instructions, I am sure that it is well within my modeling capabilities, except one thing. I have never tapped anything. The kit calls for a 2-56 tap, and I have to order one.

Resistance Soldering 2 »

By Ben Y. Wed, 17 Dec 1997 I just completed my home built resistance soldering rig, based on the plans and info provided by some members a few months ago. And it works great!!

Modifying Exacto™ knife blades and permanent handles for them »

By Vic Hamburger, Fri 21 Nov 1997 For those of you who enjoyed and tried my method of sharpening hobby knife blades, here is the second part of the series as promised.

My files are getting clogged from white metal / pewter »

After some use, your needle files and cutting discs can get clogged from working with white metal which is an alloy of tin and lead.

Everything you need to know about sharpening knives »

By Vic Hamburger,  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 I keep seeing comments in articles and in discussions about always using a sharp #11 Exacto™ blade while working. My other hobby is woodworking (I should take up something cheap like yachts and sports cars!) and I do a lot of woodcarving. I beg to differ about the […]

Resistance Soldering 1 »

From various sorces, Tue, 26 Aug 1997 Found this stuff, hope it helps someone, not edited Reg Barron