Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fhis Tuesday we started working on our new 2×72″ belt grinder! There are a lot of aluminum plates and brackets to machine, some can be drilled manually and others should be CNC machined, so we did a bit of both for this video. Erik took the reins and did most of the work, getting some good progress done on the grinder. For the CNC portion we used a high speed milling technique so that we could cut 0.48″ deep in one pass, using a LakeShore Carbide 2 flute uncoated endmill. It throws nice long shiny chips (more…)