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One of my favourite tools is the small proxxon drill press. The manual suggests every 10 hours of operation to lubricate the bearings but does not specify what oil to use. I emailed Proxxon and this was the reply: The TBM 220 drill press may be lubricated with a wide range oils, so we do not recommend any specific lubricant. Sewing machine oil is absolutely suitable. Maybe this will be of help to others. I am not sure what I will use, I think probably what ever car motor oil I can get my hands on. Vaddoc
Searched the tool site could not find an answer to my dilemma. In the past I have purchased tools based on reviews most of the time they are ambiguous. Want to purchase sharpening stones they cover the gamut from oil to water to diamond stones expensive to cheap The problem is I do not want to spend hundreds of dollars when I know there are reasonably priced stones that do the same job for a lot less money. I want stones that will sharpen micro chisels and gouges, to exacto knives and chisels up to 3/4 inch. I am aware of the stropping and sandpaper. I have an Arkansas stone but am not pl
Hi All, I'm just finishing up the deck furniture on my Racehorse and trying to decide which oil to use to finish the hull, furniture, and other wooden bits. A friend recommended True Oil, of which I had never heard, but by which he swears. Some quick research showed that it is manufactured as a finishing oil for gunstocks (which means it must be weather-resistant), and it seems to be popular for re-finishing guitar necks. The manufacturer says it is a mixture of linseed (unsure if raw or boiled) and other oils. So, has anyone ever used it? Does it work better/worse/same as regular