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Wagon Vise #4: machining the bushing socket and lead screw holder

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Blog entry by August McCormick Lehman III posted 12-02-2014 05:10 PM 1551 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: installing the rail to bench Part 4 of Wagon Vise series Part 5: machinining the threaded rod and dog base »

here im using the same tried method of laying out your layout.

after laying out my desired size i go back to the mill and start machining all the part

then i pare up a set of blocks to be drilled and tap


then i drill the other half of the block to accommodate the thru hole size of the bolt


then i grab some bolts and pair them up again to be machine
for the bushing that will hold the acme screw.

then mark the center for the hole

then test fit the bushing

then back to the mill to machine the slot for the rail.

now i can head home and install this to rail and also hope fully i can finish the bench.
stay tuned. thanks for stopping by.

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#1 posted 12-02-2014 05:16 PM

Good stuff!

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#2 posted 12-02-2014 09:26 PM

Coming along nicely there Auggie!

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#3 posted 12-02-2014 09:42 PM

Thanks Moss
Thanks joe

I’m very exited I hope it works
Looks good on PC
Stay tune for more update
Thanks for kind words

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#4 posted 12-02-2014 11:34 PM

August, you have great skills and the knowledge to put it together. What are you going to make for a handle?

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#5 posted 12-02-2014 11:39 PM

^LOL
I don’t have knowledge I have what you call luck thanks for kind words

Well you see I have got that far yet
I’m a wierd woodworker
I love this have the 2 leg vise the one to the right is nice so when I’m sawing something my saw will clear it.
So for the handle to be there it will be scary.
So what I’m thinking is a magnetic system
To were I can take it off quick????
Something like the knee crank on the bridgeport.
I guess

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#6 posted 12-03-2014 12:26 AM

how about a pneumatic ram that mounts under the bench, push a button, it opens…push again it closes.

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#7 posted 12-03-2014 02:54 AM

August you’re a Kung fu magician.

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#8 posted 12-03-2014 03:25 AM

think what you could do with a budget!

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