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Cross-Slide Table Modifications The Taig Lathe and

Here is the heart of all these modifications, a new leadscrew and nut. The leadscrew is 1/2-20 threaded rod and the thrust bearing end was machined completely on the Taig lathe. For some reason, at the time of making this particular part I made step-by-step

Cross Slide Table Modifications The Taig Lathe And Milling

You will need 2 14 10-32 UNF T-bolts to fix the spindle to the Taig lathe cross-slide or 2 ½ bolts to fix it to the Taig mill table which has the same 1 T-slot spacing

Taig Top Slide Modification : 7 Steps (with Pictures

Taig offers a top-slide which can be mounted at an angle onto the cross-slide for cutting tapers. It attaches onto the cross-slide by a set of dovetail claws which grab onto a steel dovetail rim mounted on a round island in the underside. These jaws are tightened by means of a tiny hex screw. This flimsy arrangement is a pain to use.

The Taig Lathe and Milling Machine

Cross-Slide Table Modifications, By Keith Brooke (October 21st, 2007) Making a Replacement Breech Bolt Screw for a Crosman 150 CO2 Pistol (November 17th, 2007) An Index Plate for the Taig Lathe, By Keith Brooke (March 1st, 2008) Making Plastic Front Aperture Sight Inserts on the Taig Lathe

Building A Cross Slide Converting A Wood Lathe Into a

Aug 19, 2017 In this episode I am building the cross slide for my lathe. Follow me on Instagram and twitter for updates and more content @MrOffAndOn

Conversion Kits LittleMachineShop

This kit adds one inch to the travel of the lathe cross slide on 7x10 and 7x12 mini lathes. These are SIEG C2 and C3 lathes. This lathe conversion travel kit replaces the saddle and the cross slide feed screw, and it includes a spacer for the longer screw. Each rotation of the hand wheel will advance the table 0.050". The mini mill tool

Taig Lathe Milling Attachment deansphotographica

Using the Taig compound slide as a milling attachment for the Taig lathe. The compound slide for the Taig will do a good job as a milling attachment too. You have to rig up a few things and make a few parts. It's an enjoyable day of doodling. (Of course, if you don't want to doodle, you can just buy the factory Taig milling attachment.)

TAIG Tools Arizona Lathes and Milling Machines Call

At TAIG Tools we manufacture precision desktop Milling Machines, Lathes (otherwise known as Micro Mills and Micro Lathes) and a complete line of accessories to tackle any type of task. Whether you are working with steel, aluminum, brass, wood, or plastic our equipment can handle any of these materials.Our machines are small in size but not in construction!

Micro milling on a Taig lathe. YouTube

May 02, 2010 Micro milling with the Taig vertical slide. About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features © 2020 Google LLC

Atlas upper compound slide modification The Hobby-Machinist

Apr 18, 2014 The other is a Atlas 12 inch commercial lathe compound that was for sale on this forum ( thanks Rick ) at a very reasonable price. The second problem is Atlas made a very short lower slide that offers very little support if for some reason you go past the slide as you most likely will and the tool catches the compound has had so much material

Conversion Kits LittleMachineShop

This kit adds one inch to the travel of the lathe cross slide on 7x10 and 7x12 mini lathes. These are SIEG C2 and C3 lathes. This lathe conversion travel kit replaces the saddle and the cross slide feed screw, and it includes a spacer for the longer screw. Each rotation of the hand wheel will advance the table 0.050". The mini mill tool

A Rotary Table for the Taig Milling Machine

The nominal table size is 4", and the base is 4" across. turn the carriage and cross slide dials. Since the cross slide will not go under the work piece, a HSS bit is ground with it's cutting edge on the right side of the cutter. It's mounted in the tool post as shown in More Taig Lathe & Mill Projects

Nick's Taig Lathe and Milling Machine Blog: 2017

May 31, 2017 I did this on the Taig lathe as follows: First, clamp the stock Taig toolpost between centers over the cross-slide and crank lock the tailstock to hold the toolpost perfectly centered. See photo. Second, clamp the toolpost to the cross-slide. I used a pair of 1/2 inch square posts, drilled 1/4 inch down the center and mounted on the cross-slide

An Index Plate for the Taig Lathe

A n indexing plate by itself seems to have limited use on a lathe. It's fine for anything that can be done with a toolpost mounted cutter like scribing divisions on a dial. But for drilling or milling, you need a rotating tool and, therefore, something like a milling spindle mounted on the cross-slide.

Taig Micro Lathe & Mill Accessories

Sep 20, 2018 Explore G Davis's board "Taig Micro Lathe & Mill Accessories" on Pinterest. See more ideas about micro lathe, lathe, machine shop.

Treadmill Motor for Taig Lathe : 3 Steps Instructables

The lathe is fixed to the top of a small wooden table with four #10-24 long bolts. When I first installed the lathe two years ago, I found that I had to prop up the lathe bed to allow more hand room for turning the axles on the cross slide. I did this by inserting a peice of ¾" wooden board between the table and the lathe

Taig Lathe Gerrit's Hobbies

I now have a Taig lathe, courtesy of a friend on the Unimat Yahoo group. It is basic, came with a tailstock (which is missing the dead centre). After some reading I took it apart, cleaned and adjusted the carriage, cross slide and tail stock. Next up, a base with motor mount.

taig lathe mods. NAWCC Forums

Oct 28, 2017 I have used the Taig lathe to build and repair clocks for over 10 years and it works great. It is probably not the best tool for watch work. The single most useful modification I have done to the lathe is to add a 2 HP (questionable) DC treadmill motor

Atlas upper compound slide modification The Hobby-Machinist

Apr 18, 2014 The other is a Atlas 12 inch commercial lathe compound that was for sale on this forum ( thanks Rick ) at a very reasonable price. The second problem is Atlas made a very short lower slide that offers very little support if for some reason you go past the slide as you most likely will and the tool catches the compound has had so much material

Mini Lathe Accessories LittleMachineShop

Retainer, Cross Slide Screw, 7x16 Mini Lathe DRO This cross slide screw retainer is part of the LittleMachineShop Digital Position Readout, 2-Axis Mini Lathe Kit (P/N 5675) and is a replacement part for the HiTorque 7x16 Deluxe Mini Lathe (drawing part number 41).

cross slide and milling attachment? NAWCC Forums

Jul 06, 2010 Did you know Taig makes a milling attachment for under 65.00 Schroll down to it, item 1220 They would require major modification for a accurate and functional fit to the typical Watchmakers Lathe. You would then be able to mount a small vice to the lathe cross slide and away you go. Saddle gives the x axis, cross slide gives the y and

Nick's Taig Lathe and Milling Machine Blog

May 31, 2017 I did this on the Taig lathe as follows: First, clamp the stock Taig toolpost between centers over the cross-slide and crank lock the tailstock to hold the toolpost perfectly centered. See photo. Second, clamp the toolpost to the cross-slide. I used a pair of 1/2 inch square posts, drilled 1/4 inch down the center and mounted on the cross-slide

PART 1 Unboxing Cheap milling / drill press table (XY

Weight About 30 kg, price was 129 GBP + shipping 30 GBP. I am super happy with it. There should be some more travel than 16 cm that I measured according to t...

Anyone know if a Taig Mini Lathe w/ Mill Attachment will

Jan 31, 2011 Milling attachment mounts directly on cross slide (2 x 3 3/4 inch table) The milling attachment is used to hold the workpiece while the cutting tool is held in the headstock spindle. The attachment provides verticle travel of approximately 1 3/4 inches. The dial provides travel in

New Cross Slide pinterest

Dec 9, 2016 Since I only have one of the original taig cross slides, but want both a cross slide and compound on the mini lathe, I had to make a new cro...

Nick's Taig Lathe and Milling Machine Blog

May 31, 2017 I did this on the Taig lathe as follows: First, clamp the stock Taig toolpost between centers over the cross-slide and crank lock the tailstock to hold the toolpost perfectly centered. See photo. Second, clamp the toolpost to the cross-slide. I used a pair of 1/2 inch square posts, drilled 1/4 inch down the center and mounted on the cross-slide

A Rotary Table for the Taig Milling Machine

The nominal table size is 4", and the base is 4" across. turn the carriage and cross slide dials. Since the cross slide will not go under the work piece, a HSS bit is ground with it's cutting edge on the right side of the cutter. It's mounted in the tool post as shown in More Taig Lathe & Mill Projects

Nick's Taig Lathe and Milling Machine Blog: 2017

May 31, 2017 I did this on the Taig lathe as follows: First, clamp the stock Taig toolpost between centers over the cross-slide and crank lock the tailstock to hold the toolpost perfectly centered. See photo. Second, clamp the toolpost to the cross-slide. I used a pair of 1/2 inch square posts, drilled 1/4 inch down the center and mounted on the cross-slide

cross slide and milling attachment? NAWCC Forums

Jul 06, 2010 Did you know Taig makes a milling attachment for under 65.00 Schroll down to it, item 1220 They would require major modification for a accurate and functional fit to the typical Watchmakers Lathe. You would then be able to mount a small vice to the lathe cross slide and away you go. Saddle gives the x axis, cross slide gives the y and

Anyone know if a Taig Mini Lathe w/ Mill Attachment will

Jan 31, 2011 Milling attachment mounts directly on cross slide (2 x 3 3/4 inch table) The milling attachment is used to hold the workpiece while the cutting tool is held in the headstock spindle. The attachment provides verticle travel of approximately 1 3/4 inches. The dial provides travel in

Taig Lathe Gerrit's Hobbies

I now have a Taig lathe, courtesy of a friend on the Unimat Yahoo group. It is basic, came with a tailstock (which is missing the dead centre). After some reading I took it apart, cleaned and adjusted the carriage, cross slide and tail stock. Next up, a base with motor mount.

Lathe Lathe Compound Cross Slide The Trout Underground

Atlas 6" Lathe Carriage Saddle Compound Cross Slide Table + Tool Holders + Tools Broken handle on slide table. Handles are readily available on ebay. Albeit rather pricey. Lots of tool holders. Tooling, etc. Everything should be disassembled. Cleaned, lubed, reassembled, and adjusted. Powered by

Atlas upper compound slide modification The Hobby-Machinist

Apr 18, 2014 The other is a Atlas 12 inch commercial lathe compound that was for sale on this forum ( thanks Rick ) at a very reasonable price. The second problem is Atlas made a very short lower slide that offers very little support if for some reason you go past the slide as you most likely will and the tool catches the compound has had so much material

Varmint Al's Mini Lathe Page

Dec 10, 2014 The 60° Threading tool works for both Inch and Metric threads. All of these tools are ground to work with the cutting edge at the lathe center and the shank mounted parallel to the cross-slide travel. On my lathe, the top surface of a 3/8" tool bit is

PROXXON Lathe and milling systems

Precision lathe and milling systems. Handheld power tools 230V; Handheld power tools battery-powered 10.8V; Handheld power tools 12V and transformers

Milling on a lathe The Hobby-Machinist

Mar 23, 2018 1) I have a similar adapter for my Taig mini (or micro) lathe:: 1.a) it is difficult to hold things well enough to mill <accurately> 1.b) the milling performance is <best I can say> slow 1.c) it is hard to see what you are milling 1.d) I did mill some slots in 6061 Al for a telescope I built 19 years ago

A Comprehensive Dividing Capability for the Peatol/Taig Lathe

The T-bolt holes needed to secure the spindle to the cross-slide or milling table are rather long. You will need 2 1/4" 10-32 UNF T-bolts to fix the spindle to the Taig lathe cross-slide or 2 ½" bolts to fix it to the Taig mill table (which has the same 1" T-slot spacing as the lathe, but the slots are deeper.)

Cross slide power feed for small lathe YouTube

Home made cross slide power feed for small lathe made with motor drive out of old cordless drill.