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Posted November 14, 2014 - 09:54 PM

Great idea! :thumbs:


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Posted November 14, 2014 - 10:40 PM

This is a real good idea.  I'll have to remember for the next time I need to make stuff with key ways.                Stewart 


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Posted November 15, 2014 - 02:01 PM

From a wood shop to a machine shop . Very nice


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Posted December 29, 2014 - 09:00 PM

Woodworking tools were not meant for metal working  BUT - as long as you take it easy and let the machine do the work and don't force it, they will do a lot more than intended. Nice job there for sure.  Machine shop would have charged you a couple hundred to do that.


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Posted December 30, 2014 - 08:41 AM

Give yourself a medal for bravery! I see a lot of places where I would have encountered disaster. Radial saws are not my friiends.

How did you lock the drill press at depth for milling?
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Posted December 30, 2014 - 07:58 PM

Give yourself a medal for bravery! I see a lot of places where I would have encountered disaster. Radial saws are not my friiends.

How did you lock the drill press at depth for milling?

The drill press has a height adjustment lock that does both upper & lower limiting.  


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Posted December 30, 2014 - 08:40 PM

you can do a lot of things with a drill press. A friend of mine uses his to make hubs for garden carts. I have one fairly big press with a 6" quill stroke. It also will lay down like a lathe.

 

I have see attachments in an old Sears catalog for doing metal work with there radial arm saw. Using a cutoff wheel instead of a blade, you should be able to do several lite duty projects.  


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Posted December 30, 2014 - 09:28 PM

This was a good project to follow. Very clever use of what you have. Being a carpenter & recently getting into rebuilding tractors this definitely got my interest. I've done a few things that weren't meant to do with woodworking tools but like mentioned extreme caution & letting the tool do the work things c work out well. Most of the cutoff wheels I use have a very high rpm rating much more than the table saw or radial arm saw. Good job & saved yourself some pocket money.
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Posted January 21, 2015 - 06:32 PM

Came across this video today & thought the first 13 minutes seemed to go well with the thread.

 


Edited by New.Canadian.DB.Owner, January 21, 2015 - 06:33 PM.

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Posted January 21, 2015 - 08:47 PM

Missed this, great use of the old noggin and the equipment you have to work with.
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