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Need machinist with lathe in Sherman Oaks +/- area

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#1 Robert Starling SOC

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 09:20 PM

Anyone know of a machinist with a lathe generally in or around the Sherman Oaks area or reasonably close by?

I just have one existing round piece I need turned down from 3/4" to about 5/8 or so.

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#2 Richard W. Davis

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 10:24 PM

Have you called the widget master...Tom Gleason? cinewidgets.com


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#3 Simon Jayes

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 10:57 AM

Try Mike Skipp at Skipps Engineering, 8900 Eton Avenue, Suite J, Canoga Park, CA 91304. (818) 882-3500.
He runs a film specific machine shop making stuff from Libra Heads to lens brackets - I can't recommend him enough...... he used to make parts for me when I owned TechnoCrane.
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#4 Leandro Silva

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 11:18 AM


I came across this site, emachineshop.com, and it looks interesting. I actually used their software to design a piece once, but since I live in Portugal shipping was way too expensive.

It might be an alternative for people living in the states. Curious to hear if anybody ever used this site.

All the best,

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#5 Mark Calver

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 12:43 PM

My uncle owns and operates a machine shop but its in Baldwin Park. Keep it in mind for future reference. http://www.alertmachineinc.com
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