I has worked fine for grinding lathe tools and other shop tasks but i have made a few modifications to improve it. They have a strong reputation for building stainless steel equipment that works.
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Quick change table for vertical use.
Bandsaw modifications. My opinion on the subject i had a mill built from the rake plans and while it was workable it left a lot to be desired. Tools and mods a source of info for the home shop machinist. Using rubber tires works fine getting the blade to track right is finicky and so is getting your blade tension.
I made a pedestal stand from a length of 4×4 pressure treated lumber and some 2x3s. They are meat industry food processing and materials handling specialists. It also is a pain to set up and take down since you have to remove 2 screws from the blade guide then insert 2 screws to lock down the table.
Modifications and tricks with small bandsaw mills you can do a lot with a small portable bandmill if you apply some creative jury rigging. Southern engineering solutions ses are located in christchurch new zealand. I purchased a clarke cm 300 mini lathe about 10 years ago.
Mini lathe mods bandsaw mods tooling projects home shop machinists projects plus lathe and mill pdf documents for download. I had had little experience of metal working or machining although i had always been a keen diyer and was familiar with working with wood bricks and mortar concrete etc. Lathe spindle nuts wrench.
To disassemble and assemble the mini lathe spindle for the headstock mods and also to adjust preload on spindle bearings made two wrenches on the lathe the picture shows all the machined partstwo handles 90mm long two m5 set screws 8mm long and turned down to 4mm on the end and a ring with holes drilled and taped for the set screws and handles. Online sales of router bits saw blades and other woodworking tooling by leading manufacturers. I purchased an ohio forge brand grinder from home depot for around 40.
I have also had many requests asking if this will also be portable sawmill plans as well. My answer to this is that the only thing you would need to do to make this home made sawmill into a portable one is to add an axle under it and add a hitch to it. The cheap metal table about 10 square that comes with the bandsaw is just about useless.
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