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    Using a CNC Controlled Vertical Mill as a Lathe

    You will find many fine examples of people using their CNC mills as lathes. But finding the details of how they did it is not so common. The part I cut is far from impressive, but this is not all bad. It means I needed to write only a few lines of G-code. Details of the fixturing and code are presented.

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    http://rick.sparber.org/LMCN.pdf

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    Thanks Rick! We've added your Vertical Mill as Lathe to our Milling category, as well as to your builder page: Rick Sparber's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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