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I found planss old chuck someone had bend so i chucked it up in the lathe and turned the shank down to. Find all posts by MooreWeldingFab. Dude, those pics are magazine article quality.

So maybe i could split the angle in two, space them out a bit and clamp in between them with the flat plat.

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The time now is I just noticed the Renshaw! You can do nofcher with all edges, steps, and even bosses. Find all posts by TitanFab. I found a good deal at Home Depot on a Rigid set that had about all the sizes I needed and got it. So here’s a bunch of what i was up to last night at work. Find all posts by entropy.

I found some knobs in a drawer at work that i’m going to try and use thanks to entropy’s advise. Got some hole saws while i was out. Nocher machine a v style clamp outta some 2x2x6 bar?

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Find all posts by De Ranged. Just gotta put it together and start munching some tube as Alejoint would say. Find all posts by Captainfab. Thanks for all the helpful advise entropy. The probing system on this machine cost 6 g’s. Here’s kinda what i have planned for the vise. Page 1 of 3. I just got home from work. The more pics the better.

He and i are needing them both finished to continue working on our buggies. I plan to build a nice hydro bender down the road a bit and the notcher i make to go with it will take into account all the advise you just gave. It would be tub to be able to machine parts like that.

It looks good, keep the pics coming.

Whitch is awesome i think. But this should work for now. Then machined a radius to adjust the angle and a slot to adjust the saw in and out. I realize the bushings are bound to wear out sooner than bearings but i can always make a new block to press them into later.

BB code is On. Find all posts by Alejoint. Guess that’s about it. Find all posts by jackalope. Originally Posted by MooreWeldingFab.

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Then i’ll throw it all tubd and post up some more pics fer yall. It’s been functioning dead nuts since we bought it too. Poans we have been wanting to work together on something for a while so this will start us off. You can handwheel down in a bore and poke thbe or three buttons and pickup the center of a bore dead nuts automatically.

Creating 5 contact points rather than just 3. I like it to find center of shafts rather than edge finding both sides to find the middle. It’s counterpart mounted on the table automatically measures tool length and diameter. No more swingin indicators in that mill. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Other than that i just gotta throw it together.

The rotary doesn’t have a thru hole so i had to sacrifice about an inch to hold onto then chop it off. I have used the Lennox and it seems to do pretty well. I was just think the the more clamping surface area the better.

I’ll do that tomorrow at work and post some more pics. Find notchdr posts by BillM. Don’t swing the tube, swing the spindle. Let me see, I haven’t used one since Fall Branch, TN Posts: Must be able to offset the cut.