Cast Iron Fence for FD 250

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John Whitley
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Re: Cast Iron Fence for FD 250

Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:10 pm

Believe me, I'm long sold on the utility of a milling machine. The main questions in my mind surround things like: learning curve, what I can/want to fit in my shop vs. rigidity vs. work envelope, etc. Fortunately, there's a massive co-op in the region which is a good-to-great educational resource, and it includes a pretty nice machining and welding facility. It's a bit of a trek from me, but not bad for doing classes, hitting open studio times to compare notes on projects and get advice, etc.
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Brian
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Re: Cast Iron Fence for FD 250

Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:28 pm

Got the remaining bits on the way. 48” of aluminum extrusion, some tabs to hold stock and more bolts. I’ll mount this so it can be slid over to one side to support stock or kept centered. It will help this machine tremendously to have this outrigger.

Finally I’ll build some wooden stops.
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Re: Cast Iron Fence for FD 250

Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:42 am

Did you get the chisel bushing yet?

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