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projects:glass_sphere:work_logs:work_log_2 [2019/01/05 10:19]
tjhowse created
projects:glass_sphere:work_logs:work_log_2 [2019/01/27 06:16]
tjhowse
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 ====== What I want to accomplish ====== ====== What I want to accomplish ======
   * Build a machine to polish glass surfaces very smooth,   * Build a machine to polish glass surfaces very smooth,
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 When the two test float glass pieces got wet and smooth-ish they would bind together very strongly, stalling the motor. I needed to build something with more power and some inertia to overcome the spiky friction. When the two test float glass pieces got wet and smooth-ish they would bind together very strongly, stalling the motor. I needed to build something with more power and some inertia to overcome the spiky friction.
  
-My second ​+My second ​pass was a bit better:
  
-https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Bv8tEChs2u8&​t=5s&​list=PLT7ckgz8vcoYF_h7MpIxL4VIjMGFeJyNN&​index=3+{{:​projects:​glass_sphere:​work_logs:​pasted:​20190105-102330.png}} 
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 +Using a scrounged office chair base, an old drill, some 3d-printed gears and a concrete round from bunnings. Shown here with some pottery on top, because it also worked as a pottery wheel. I used a variac to slow the drill down to a good speed. I ran into heat problems in the drill, and the office chair base was not as stable as I would'​ve liked. 
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 +I ended up picking up a cheap pottery wheel off gumtree (classifieds website). I'll be using that in the future. 
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 +[[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Bv8tEChs2u8&​t=5s&​list=PLT7ckgz8vcoYF_h7MpIxL4VIjMGFeJyNN&​index=3|Videos]] 
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 +====== What I want to accomplish next time ====== 
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 +  * Build the reciprocating part, 
 +  * Test the process with my pottery wheel.
  
projects/glass_sphere/work_logs/work_log_2.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/28 11:32 by tjhowse