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ACTUAL WORKING MODEL1890'S DRILL PRESSPicture this in your mind! A display representing an 1895 machine shop with wooden beam construction. At one end of the engine room complete with one of our #5 engines and our #BLR-1 or #BLR-2 boilers. Then the rest of the 1895 machine shop with our beautiful little DP-1 drill press working away alongside our awesome EL-1 model lathe. What a sight! But wait, there's more! Much more to come. Build your machine shop with expansion in mind; because we plan to expand this machine tool line.Now picture this! You making chips with your own machine shop! You are the proprietor! You are the operator! In fact, you'd better wear suspenders 'cause you may just pop your buttons when you swell up with pride as you watch the beholder's eyes sparkle with pure delight.That's right! You can actually drill holes with this baby! This little darling was scaled down to 1/12 scale from the J. E. Snyder Company 21" upright drill press as found in illustration #450 on page 116 of the "Charles A. Strelinger Company" catalog of 1895. You can purchase one of these 1895 catalogs from our BOOK PAGE, (STOCK #20692). The drill press measures 6-1/2" high.Kit, complete with 13 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, precut gear stock, finished bevel gears and complete working drawings.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining.!
You can belt this dynamo to any of our steam engines and produce power for your miniature factories or light your small villages. This is reminiscent of a vintage open frame dynamo used for lighting in early factories.This Dynamo comes as an unmachined kit with a cast iron frame. The frame has mounting ears and two aluminum end caps to contain the magnet, armature and brushes. You can paint this to suit your requirements. It will take about 10-15 hours to machine and assemble.SPECIFICATIONS: Speed: 5300 rpm Voltage: 10 VDC @ 10 watts Voltage no load: 12 VDC Max. Current: 2.4 Amps Dimensions: 2-3/8"W x 3-1/2"L x 2-1/4"HThis is a CASTING KIT that requires machining! Click on picture for large view.
ACTUAL WORKING MODELYou read that right! This little beauty actually performs work like its full size counterpart!This lathe is a 1/12 scale replica, similar to figure 806 of the "Charles A. Strelinger Company" 16-inch lathe found on page 212 of their 1895 catalog. You can order a copy of this catalog, STOCK #20692, from our BOOK PAGE. The lathe measures 6-1/2" in length and 4-1/2" in height.Just think of it! An actual working lathe that you have built! Your friends will be awestruck! Your wife will be glad to have you out of her hair for a few hours! And all the children who see it will be delighted!Kit, complete with 19 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, gear stock, and complete working drawings. Kit includes cone pulley for jack shaft and chuck material.Team this lathe up with our DP-1 drill press and our line shaft accessories and you will have the beginning of your own model machine shop.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!Click on picture for large view of castings.
ACTUAL WORKING MODELWould any machine shop be complete without a bench grinder? We didn't think so! We told you to build your machine shop with expansion in mind. This little bench grinder will go perfectly with our other machine tools.The bench grinder is a 1/12 scale replica of the Challenge Emery Grinder found on page 252 of the "Charles A. Strelinger Company" catalog of 1895. A copy of this catalog can be ordered through our BOOK PAGE, (STOCK #20692). The bench grinder and stand measure 4" high, 1-7/8" wide, and 1-1/2" deep.Be Cautioned: If you keep expanding your work shop, your friends and family may not see much of you again! Many more kits are coming!Kit, complete with 4 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, and complete working drawings.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!
ACTUAL WORKING MODELHERE IT IS! The prettiest little shaper you will ever have the pleasure of running. This shaper is a 1/12 scale replica of the Figure 850 Crank Shaping Machine found on page 234 of the "Charles A. Strelinger Company" catalog of 1895. This catalog is available through our BOOK PAGE, (STOCK #20692). The crank shaper measures approximately 5" high, 5" long, and 4" wide.When you get this baby cranked up, it has more parts moving in different directions that you can imagine. It will delight and fascinate all who see it.Kit, complete with 11 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, precut gear stock, finished miter gears and complete working drawings. Kit includes cone pulley for jack shaft.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!
ACTUAL WORKING MODELNo shop is complete without a milling machine. So here it is - and it is a beauty! This milling machine is a 1/12 scale replica of the Small Universal Milling Machine found on page 10 of the "Construction & Use of Universal Milling Machines", Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co. This book, (STOCK #20668), is available and can be found under the BOOKS PAGE of our site.We also received information for the production of this milling machine from the Henry Ford Museum. (Which, by the way, is a great place to visit if you find yourself in the Detroit, Michigan area.) The milling machine measures approximately 4-1/8" high, 4-1/4" long and 3-1/2" wide.Kit - complete with 10 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, precut gear stock, finished miter gears and complete working drawings.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!Click on picture for large view of castings.
ACTUAL WORKING MODELNow here is one tool every shop needs. A good table saw. This simple but versatile piece of wood working equipment will find many uses in your shop. Uses such as pattern making, box and crate construction, equipment construction, building construction and the like.The original can be found on pages 34 and 35 of "Crescent's" 1912 catalog. Sorry, we don't have a copy for you to purchase yet, but we are working on that possibility!This 1/12 scale replica of the #1 Crescent "saw-table" makes a great kit for beginning home shop machinists as well as the experienced hobbyist or professional. The machinist's kit comes complete with everything you need to build the finished "saw table", which is 3-3/8" wide, 4-3/4" long, and 3-5/8" high."Now I never thought of a table saw being' cute. I don't know, there is something' about a table saw that don't exactly produce feelings of endearment. But I got to tell ya', 'This is just as cute as any table saw is going to get'!"You are going to love this project, and you will have a lot of fun showing it actually sawing wood.Kit, complete with 9 easy machining aluminum castings, all required hardware, material, bar stock, belting, saw blade, and complete working drawings.This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!
ACTUAL WORKING MODELNo engine? No power plant? No problem! In the 1890's foot power was all that was needed to drive the Chas. A. Strelinger #781 Reed Foot Lathe. Of course ours is twice as cute and 1/12 the size and runs mostly on finger power. As always, you can hook it up to your line shaft power if you prefer. The wood lathe measures 4" long and 4-1/2" high.Yes sir, this is the first of a line of wood working tools we plan to add along with our fine line of metal working machine kits. Well, I guess it is time to add a wood shop to go along with your machine shop. Oh, by the way, plan your wood shop for expansion too!This is a CASTING KIT that requires machining!Click on picture for large view of castings.