Author Topic: Milling Machine Tooling Holder  (Read 2865 times)

Offline lockstocknbarrel

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Milling Machine Tooling Holder
« on: October 27, 2012, 06:22:13 PM »
We had a 3 day public holiday weekend last. :beer:
I decided, to make a stand to hold my Milling Tooling, had a friend help with the Stainless.
The white board is just a "Kitchen Carving Plastic Board" just $12 from local Asian shop.
Then i just marked out holes for tooling and added the sides, I also designed the stand so that it can screw to the wall and also sit on the bench if required.
And left room should I be allowed to buy more tooling........


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Beagles
Kindest Regards
Beagles............
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Offline micktoon

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Re: Milling Machine Tooling Holder
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2012, 06:42:22 PM »
Looking good Beagles  :clap: The idea of using kitchen cutting plastic is neat , cheaper than buying the same thing from a plastics place I bet  :thumbup: Lots of storage for a small space too .
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Offline andyf

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Re: Milling Machine Tooling Holder
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2012, 07:51:10 PM »

Like you, Beagles, I find cheap chopping boards useful for making things like stands. This tool rack (the pic is from an old thread) is made out of a (used) HDPE chopping board. Being about 1/4" or  6mm thick, I could use self-tapping screws into pilot holes to hold it together.



It has a solid back, to keep it squared up when need I carry it between the lathe and the mill, the former being upstairs and the latter in a detached garage.

Andy

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I've cut the end off it twice, but it's still too short