Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder


A number of years ago I looked at the Quorn Tool and Cutter grinder but shied away from building it due to the complexity of the machining and also becuase of all the ball end levers...

I recently had dropped in my lap a 90% complete machine made by one of our former Valley Metal Club members over a decade ago.  The hard part was done and the remaining work was confined to the spindle assembly and then clean up and finish.  Pawing through several boxes of parts it was apparent that while the bulk of the machining was done and quite beautifully, there was still a fair bit left to do to get it up and running.

This page and pages linked from here are dedicated to Paul Pierce
who can easily be classified as a master machinist.



Here are some shots of what I got