Band Saw Parts
Replacement bandsaw parts for HE&M, Marvel, DoAll and Hyd-Mech Bandsaws.
Mail order supplier offers a comprehensive line of gunsmithing tools, materials,
shop supplies, technical books and gun parts. They offer several hundred
gunsmithing tools including barrel wrenches, specialized jigs and fixtures
for installing sights. Carries a complete line of shop supplies including
lubricants, cleaners, solders, welding materials, grinding and polishing
supplies, bluing chemicals and systems. They also carry many hard-to-find
taps and dies for specific firearms and milling cutters sized for sight
dovetails. Their 450-page catalog lists thousands of gun repair and customizing
Clausing Industrial, Inc.
Offers a complete line of heavy-duty metal cutting machine tools for industrial
use, including geared-head drills, drilling centers, radial drills, geared
head and variable speed lathes, surface grinders, horizontal and vertical
band saws, cold saws, CNC lathes and machining centers, iron workers, punch
presses, shears and press brakes. Of special interest to the smaller, non-production
shop are their Kondia mills, Clausing belt-driven drill presses,
small geared-head lathes and Kalamazoo band saws. Clausing also offers
spare parts for many of their older, out-of production Clausing
Helical Lap and Manufacturing Company
Lapping plates, internal laps and arbors, and external laps and holders,
needle eye laps, lapping compounds, and custom laps.
Kent Industrial (USA) Inc.
This company in Tustin, California, imports, stocks and supports Kent brand industrial-grade machine tools from Taiwan. These include surface grinders, milling machines, CNC knee mills, compact machining centers,
lathes, CNC lathes, EDM and CNC wire-cut EDM machines for immediate delivery.
Their 14" x 40" precision lathes
and KTM-3VKF milling machines both with variable-speed drives are perfect for the serious amateur machinist, instrument maker, gunsmith, prototyping, or industrial model shop.
Louis Levin & Son, Inc.
Precision machinery for miniature and micro-miniature parts including
jewelers' lathes with Sony digital read outs, precision turret lathes,
micro-drilling machines and a complete line of accessories for them; also
collets, workbenches, coolant systems, cutting tools and milling adaptors.
Mini-Lathe and Mini-Mill Websites
by Frank J. Hoose, Jr.
Sister websites Mini-Lathe and Mini-Mill are packed with information on
these low-cost, Chinese small machine tools. Harbor Freight and Grizzley
sell these tools in the U.S.
Detailed write-ups on adjustments, commercial accessories, tweaks, short-cuts
and safety make these sites a must for anyone considering the purchase of
or already owning these machines. Step-by-step instructions with excellent
photos will save you a lot of time and help you use these machines properly.
Equally important are the links to dozens of related sites also featuring
upgrades, shop-built accessories and projects done on these miniature machine
tools. The basic site is free, but here are also pay-to-see tutorials available
individually on an annual subscription basis.
Mini-Lathe.com and Mini-Mill.com
Nick Carter's Taig Lathe & Milling Machine Pages
A useful resource for Taig lathe and milling machine users, with technical
support, project ideas, articles, pictures and links to all pages on the
internet related to the Taig machines and their use. Very good for novice
Randal Welding & Machine,
The Tool Steel Welding Specialists
Welds tools, molds, dies, jigs and fixtures. Welds for color match, Rockwell
match, wear match and texture match. Also repairs machine glitches in steels
and stainless steel production parts. Capable of in-house material identification
to provide the proper pre-heat and post-heat to insure quality welds. Also
performs micro-welding on a variety of difficult-to-weld metals. Shop stocks
over 500 types of welding rod, not for sale, but so the shop can handle
tough jobs quickly.
Santa Ana, California • 714 546-8193
Sherline Products Inc.
Manufactures miniature lathes and milling machines and also supplies a
comprehensive line of tooling and accessories for them. Tabletop Machining,
by their president, Joe Martin, is a must for the small-scale machinist.
Southern California Home Shop Machinists Club
SCHSM is a group of amateur machinists who
- Share our knowledge and experience with each other.
- Admire each other's work.
- Exchange ideas,
information, techniques, and sources of tools and supplies.
- Consider cooperative buys of equipment.
- Visit local suppliers to learn about their products
- Have fun with a bunch of people who understand our hobby.
The club meets the first Saturday of each month 2-5 PM at El Camino
Community College in Torrance, California.
Victor Machinery Exchange. Inc.
An industrial supplier founded in 1918 specializing in machine shop supplies, metal-cutting
tools and precision measuring instruments. Victor Machinery stocks an extensive line of metric and special thread taps and
dies, drill bits, reamers, and end mills. Website includes metalworking reference
tables and a large selection of books on machining and metalworking. Victor's website makes it easy to access and order an
excellent selection of industrial-grade fasteners. You can find supplies needed for
R&D or prototype development, automotive work, for jewelers, gunsmiths, hobbyists, artists or
all sorts of maintainence and repair.