03-20-2017, 02:53 PM #1
Yet another Lathe tool height gauge
Back on stage,
I noticed along the past few months that there was a kind of contest about making a lathe tool height gauge.
So here is my proposition :
It is simply made with a round piece of mild steel, with a groove precisely located so that the top of the groove is exactly at the center height.
The special feature I added is a neodymium magnet screwed at the bottom end, which provides a solid bond to the cross slide surface, still allowing for an easy sliding lateral motion :
Should have done that earlier ...
03-21-2017, 06:49 AM #2
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