Re: [mill_drill] Re: Best way to remove small high spots from the table?
- If you have a grinder equipped with a diamond wheel you can make a great scraper out of a small chunk of carbide (say 1/4" x 1/4" x 1") and an old file. Braze the carbide chunk onto the end of the file, (this makes the assembly look like a T with the flat of the file as the vertical and the carbide as the short horizontal), then add a file handle. You then shape your scraper with the diamond wheel. I like the carbide just a little proud of the flats of the file, with a radius on the top of the T and a slight angle to the whole cutting edge. You will dull the carbide edges with use, but you can re-sharpen on your diamond wheel. Sometimes the acute angle edge of the carbide works well and sometimes the obtuse angle edge works better.On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Ramdog <kweimer@...> wrote:
I've always use a good round Norton stone and some WD-40 and go over the whole table.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, d.seiter@... wrote:
> What's the best way to remove small high spots from the mill table (from nicks, etc) without removing good metal?Â I looked through the archives last night and didn't find anything; maybe I gave up too soon.
Lew Tousignant (Lucas)
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- d.seiter@... wrote:
>If you make or buy a punch with a flat end, and just break the sharp
> What's the best way to remove small high spots from the mill table (from
> nicks, etc) without removing good metal? I looked through the archives
> last night and didn't find anything; maybe I gave up too soon.
corner, you can use it with a small hammer to gently ease some of the
metal back to where it came from. Then use a scraper until whatever you
have that is flat sits properly. This is a workshop expedient method
and isn't a substitute for other methods.
Kevin, NW England, UK