I just received an Email from Paul, the gentleman who so generously donated the Smithy 3 in 1 machine to me a while back.
He says that he saw that I have actually got it working and used it and says he is glad someone is finding some use out of that “boat anchor”
Well shiver me timbers mates, I replied to him that he had most definitely found it a good home and then attached some before and after pictures.
I hope he is pleasantly surprised because I am just thrilled with this little unit.
Here’s the Before,
And here’s what it looks like after I just took the chuck apart and cleaned it all up.
The “After”, I’m nowhere near done shining on this thing but I think it’s starting to look pretty good.
I don’t know what the odds are but they have to be way up there for me to get so lucky as to have the paint on my little Machinist’s Vise match the main unit.
But I’ll take it.