[Noisebridge-discuss] drill press table

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Wed Apr 11 16:03:36 PDT 2012


On Apr 11, 2012, at 13:54, Scotty Allen <scotty at scottyallen.com> wrote:

> On a related note, there's a cross slide vice that's floating around
> that looks like this:
> http://www.amazon.com/Cross-Slide-Drill-Milling-Machine/dp/B001FGAJTA.
> However, it's broken somewhat catastrophically:(  It has two breaks
> in the metal frame that prevent the vice part from clamping anything,
> which I imagine were caused by tightening the vice down until it
> snapped.
> 
> It would be nice to fix this, but I don't know the best way to repair
> it.  Does someone have access to a welder?  If not, maybe it's
> possible to drill/tap some holes on either side of the break and
> attach a metal strap to hold the two pieces together.  Thoughts?
> 
I have access to a welder. I will take a look at the broken vise next time I am at NB and see if I think I can repair it.

Rachel M


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