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    AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment

    I built this cross drilling and milling attachment (holder) to fit an AXA quick change tool post for the lathe. It fits my Micro-Mark 7 x 16 mini lathe as well an an 11" model 1955 Logan. It is has been very useful for milling flats on shafts, key ways and cross drilling of holes, etc. I have also used for cross drilling holes through hardened and chromed Thompson way shafting. It is quick to set up and align to center height and removes just as fast. Once center height is set for a particular lathe it can just be locked at that setting for future jobs without the need to do it again making for even faster set up.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment-axa-qc-cross-drilling-milling-fixture-i.jpg   AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment-axa-qc-cross-drilling-milling-fixture-h.jpg   AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment-axa-qc-cross-drilling-milling-fixture-j.jpg   AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment-7x16-milling-cross-slide-feed-screw-keyway-s.jpg   AXA QC Tool Post Cross Drilling/Milling Attachment-axa-qc-cross-drilling-milling-fixture-k.jpg  

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    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    https://sowl.co/nGuyP MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    https://sowl.co/psE5w QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    https://sowl.co/UMVpo MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

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    Beautiful and useful! I also note the chamfers and knurling quality.....

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    Very nice and love the milling action.
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    Just beatifully made, a work of art !

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    Very Nice design!

    As I also own a Micro-Mark 7X16 (My "BIG" Lathe) I am particularly interested!

    philip, from the Great Pacific NorthWET.

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    Thank you, old_toolmaker,

    You provided several excellent photos of your work and great to see more accessories for the 7" swing lathes. These lathes are fun to use and to improve upon.

    Regards,
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    Such nice work, inspires me to copy!!

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    Thanks old_toolmaker! We've added your QCTP Drilling Milling Attachment to our Lathe Accessories category,
    as well as to your builder page: old_toolmaker's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Really well thought out and executed, Old_Toolmaker. Like the additional clamping positions too. Great for the mini's and others that mill in their lathes. Curious of the reason for the counter bore in the middle of the V's?

    Thanks for posting this beautiful build.
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    Very nice job there old_toolmaker

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