Milling Angle Plates – Part 2 – Machining the Faces

Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Machinig

The second stage of the project involved machining the surfaces parallel. Thankfully for this stage of the project I remembered to take more pictures.

This stage of the project was used to teach me more about machining hence, it took about 10 times longer than it should to program the job.… Read More

Milling Angle Plates – Part 1

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
Angle_Plate_SW

Recently we salvaged some nice off cuts of 25 x 200mm flat bar from a scrap bin. We were also in need to some angle plates for use on the CNC mill. Hence started the build of  a matched pair of angle plates for the machine. I will be breaking this post into 3 parts, The fabrication/Welding of the plates in Part 1, Part 2 will be the machinign of the surfaces and Part 3 will be the finishing of the plates including tapping.

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