Monthly Archives: October 2014

Milled boxes

A couple of boxes made on the milling machine. I needed a box for the sine bar as the cardboard one wasn’t very secure. These were some quickies milled out of white oak and shellacked. Basically mini candle boxes with a … Continue reading

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Making a vise speed handle with math

Change one thing, break another thing. Watching Tom Lipton’s video on mill vise tramming convinced me to ditch the angle base on my vise. Did that, trammed the vise, popped the handle on and went “opps” (or words to that … Continue reading

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Mill Stop

A milling machine stock positioning stop. A 5 axis mill stop, a google image search  shows other versions of this. It is used when putting stock in the vise to index for repeated operations. The old version is in background, cheap and … Continue reading

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