[Noisebridge-discuss] drill press table

Scotty Allen scotty at scottyallen.com
Wed Apr 11 17:15:56 PDT 2012


That would be super awesome, Rachel.  I suspect it's floating around
somewhere on or under the bench along the wall to the right of the
drill press.

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:
> 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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