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    Solid Tool Post Block

    Block was made from gray cast iron diameter 120 mm. Just to have the base as big as possible. Cross slide width is 120 mm.



    Materials used:

    grey cast iron, round bar, dia 120 mm
    304 and 316 stainless steel
    steel plate
    bolts

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    Thanks LMMasterMariner! We've added your Tool Post Block to our Lathes category,
    as well as to your builder page: LMMasterMariner's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Never thought of a reference block; seems worthwhile with a lot of single point threading on the horizon, and a holder preloaded with a bit.



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