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First project on lathe and mill

dlane

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The red x 's , search posting photos using tapatalk so we can see the pics thanks
 

Reeltor

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Great little project; never thought about it but now I need one too.

good job
 

tpic402

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Made one for myself. Great project and much better,faster and easier than the shaft.
 

RCWorks

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Made one for myself. Great project and much better,faster and easier than the shaft.
I like a small diameter punch with a fine tip. I do a lot of aluminum and line up most holes with a coaxial indicator as most of my stuff is a CNC tool of some sort and accuracy of fit is always welcome.

I like the tip to be able to find intersecting scribed layout lines with ease. My last layout resulted in the boring of a 1.502 inch hole only .001 of an inch off when measured. It was for a stepper motor mount on the X axis on the mill in my avatar. I can live with that. :)

Good layout and the tooling to do it is essential for a good finished product, count a good center punch among those tools. Nothing is worse than just finished parts that don't fit.(Been there, done that.)
 

Jonathans

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Thanks for a great and simple idea. A few of these are on my list!