Re: [atlas_craftsman] Tailstock on a carriage?
- The 1/2" boring bar holder on the QC tool post is what you want to use.
Make sure that the height is correct and the drill is square - clamp the
drill in the chuck and adjust the toolpost to fit.
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, brewerpaul@a... wrote:
> Oddball idea here-- I need to do quite a bit of drilling of approxwhistles).
> 1/2"holes in pieces of wood, 6" long ( making wooden Irish
> Been using a drill bit in the tailstock of my 6" Atlas, work in theWhy don't you move the tailstock in front of the cross-slide and
> chuck, and pushing the tailstock in by hand. Is there any way to
> mount some sort of drill chuck on the carriage, so I can feed the
> drill bit in with the carriage crank?
use the threading lever to move the drill into the material?