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Turret Tool Post
« on: May 11, 2009, 02:47:45 PM »
Hello All,
   Here is my new turret tool post. The turret has a spring loaded locking pin to align the tool station. Each station can be individually adjusted.

 The "T" slots were cut with a home made cutter, made from a 3/8" drill.

 The "T" nuts were mad 3 at a time and separated with a slitting saw.

 
« Last Edit: May 11, 2009, 03:49:41 PM by Overloaded »
Re: Turret Tool Post
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2009, 02:53:53 PM »
Wow, I should have resized the pictures. Sorry!
This was my first time posting to this secction.
Ken
Re: Turret Tool Post
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 03:54:44 PM »
Very nice job you've done there Ken.
And a very versatile setup.
Good work,
RC

(hope you don't mind the EDIT)
Re: Turret Tool Post
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2009, 06:49:59 PM »
RC,
   
Thank you for the kind words, and for fixing the post. It's so nice to be able to do actual metal machining now that my Sherline Mill is working. Until now i did everything in plastic or wood on my router.

Ken

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Re: Turret Tool Post
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2009, 10:46:24 AM »
Excellent work Ken.

Tweakie.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill.
Re: Turret Tool Post
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2009, 02:05:56 AM »
Tweakie,
   
Thank you for your comment, I still need to learn how to use it though. (program for lathe and use Mach3 lathe) I'll get there........

Ken