Sunday, May 22

Milling Attachment proof of concept.

Well, relocation of mounting holes went well, and the vise lines up nicely.

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The above picture shows the four jaw chuck mounted end mill, piece of aluminum scrap mounted in the new milling attachment assembly. The chuck is running about 800 rpm, as I use light feed to mill the slot, which can be seen more clearly in the following shot.

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Now that the concept has been proven, I still lack Y axis travel and for that will need to figure out a way to employ the compound slide to get up and down travel. Maybe after the nap.