Instructions - Milling Machine

Next in my series of free machine tool instructions is my 3-axis mill. The original model was quite fragile and the whole upper assembly had a tendency to fall off but I’ve revised the construction and it’s pretty sturdy now. Technically it only moves on 2 axes but I hope you can forgive that!

The old model - the changes are small but important
The old model - the changes are small but important

As with the drill press, the build is broken into several logical chunks. Starting with the base, then moving onto the middle bit with the control arms, pivot and then the head itself. Images are available below or you can grab the full PDF and parts list.

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