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    Default Some Machining Shizzle

    not really sure what im going to do with it yet, it was more a tester for a future project.

    a lid machined from a solid block of alum.









    i plan to try finish it tonight, so machine screw holes and do some kind of design on the lid
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    Hey Con...
    That's a nice looking peanut tray.
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    owww good idea briggs, it could hold me nuts
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    finished the test unit, ignore the lid design i was just messing round with some software ive got







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    8/10 treacle.
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    im going to machine the swirls off the lid and do something different
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    Quote Originally Posted by andy_con View Post
    im going to machine the swirls off the lid and do something different
    Swirls you mean waves.

    You should market that to Laserwave.

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    Very nice work!

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    the tapping head doing its thing on some m3 blind holes

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    Never seen one of those before. Is that doing the drilling and tapping at the same time?
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