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Surface grinding on a vertical mill. This accessory consists of a cradle which holds an electric grinder in a horizontal position and attaches to the milling spindle.
PROJECTS IN METAL Feb 1988 (v.1#1) pg. 19

Unorthodox lathe toolpost grinder. Build a grinding head that is rotated using a flexible shaft powered by a remotely-located electric motor. The grinding head also converts your vertical milling machine into a surface grinder.
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1988 (v.1#3) pg. 15

A simple rotary table replaces the vise on the swivel base of a Kurt milling vise.
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1988 (v.1#3) pg. 22

A supplementary tilting milling table is fashioned from a universal right angle iron.
PROJECTS IN METAL Aug 1988 (v.1#4) pg. 17

Milling saw arbor. Make an improved arbor to use milling saws on a vertical milling machine and on lathe milling machine attachments.
PROJECTS IN METAL Dec 1988 (v.1#6) pg. 22

An improved downfeed scale for a vertical mill. Replace a coarse fractional scale with a steel machinist's ruler.
PROJECTS IN METAL Feb 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 22

Tip on fitting attachments with pieces of keystock that slide in the T-slots found on milling machines.
PROJECTS IN METAL Apr 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 11

A milling column. Fabricating a column for attaching the EMCO Compact 5 lathe's milling head to the EMCO Compact 8 lathe. This column features greater height, greater rigidity, and a guide bar and feed screw to move the head up-and-down without losing critical settings.
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1989 (v.2#3) pg. 4

Jig for milling tapers (or offsets) on non-round (oblong) work pieces.
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1989 (v.2#3) pg. 22

Improve your mill/drill or small knee milling machine by modifying the downfeed micrometer so it can be reset to zero.
PROJECTS IN METAL Oct 1989 (v.2#5) pg. 4

Adjustable angle plate for a milling machine is made from hot rolled steel plate and angle iron.
PROJECTS IN METAL Feb 1990 (v.3#1) pg. 10

A small boring head for light duty work. The movable block slides on round rails rather than a dovetail slide.
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1990 (v.3#3) pg. 4

An economical X-axis readout consists of an accurate, engraved rule mounted to the front edge of a mill-drill table.
PROJECTS IN METAL Dec 1990 (v.3#6) pg. 18

Tip on making offset hold down studs to bolt down large items on a milling machine.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #213 Apr 1994 (v.18#9) pg. 28