Bicycle Disc Brake Caliper Mount

It’s no secret that I can get pretty wrapped up in projects.  Witness a “small” project that I took on for a friend, which happened to combine my love of bicycles, mechanical design, and CNC machining work.  I ended up spending a 12 hour day, and then a 4 hour day in the shop – ...

Powder Coating Experiments: Round 2 (Video)

Now that I have had a couple of weeks to get my powder coating process tuned up, I decided it would be good to put together a video that details it.  In the video I discuss: Off-the-shelf Craftsman all-in-one powder coating gun Home-built powder coating booth with air filter Temperature-controlled toaster oven using an industrial ...

Powder Coating Experiments: Round 1

I was intrigued by the idea of powder coating the parts of the microscope arm project, as well as other items.  So, I decided to do a little bit of shopping to get outfitted with a beginner setup.  I started with the somewhat ubiquitous Craftsman powder coating gun, which seems to be available on closeout from ...