DIY CNC Turret Lathe FINALE! WW225

SPOILER ALERT: IT WORKS! We wanted a cost effective way to produce fixture plate plugs and building this turret lathe was the route we chose. Along the way, we decided to go with an injection mold. Still, we wanted to follow through to show that it CAN be done. There is so much to learn from building a machine tool! Today, we’ll machine the upper and lower spindle brackets and use our laser to cut acrylic for the legs and belt guard. Then, it’s on to assembly. LONG LIVE THE TAIG!
Thanks to Abom79 for the cameo. Check out Adam’s channel at https://www.youtube.com/abom79
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Links for this video
Machining an INJECTION MOLD | http://bit.ly/2PuWHDL
Super Glue Workholding Supplies | http://bit.ly/2o8ZUrW
Tyson Lamb on IG | http://bit.ly/2Hc5ySz
Lamb Crafted | http://bit.ly/2PtATsb
We Bought a Boss Laser | http://bit.ly/2pPTZsA
BUILD YOUR OWN TURRET LATHE | http://bit.ly/2sYIRev
Wera Hex Plus | http://a.co/d/45USg05
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Lakeshore Carbide
5/16″ 3 Flute – Variable Flute End Mill
http://bit.ly/2zcGaKq
1/4″ Variable 3 Flute End Mill
http://bit.ly/1LT7b1r
3/8″ 4 Flute – Spiral Flute Chamfer Mill
http://bit.ly/2zqqV0R
1/4″ EXTENDED LENGTH Variable Flute End Mill
http://bit.ly/2xKVIn0
Tormach
TTS Superfly Cutter | http://bit.ly/2IbGNY2
TTS Shear Hog | http://bit.ly/2y7GBpU
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