A Simple and Inexpensive Workholding Solution for CNC Machining
Fixtures are a fundamental part of the machining process. As we’ve discussed before, keeping the workpiece solidly in place will allow the machine to work at its full potential, helping you produce quality parts efficiently.
Depending on the design of the part, however, finding a fixture that will work perfectly with your part might not always be possible and sometimes you will be required to get creative. John Saunders, from NYC CNC, offers a good example of creativity in fixturing.
In one of his popular videos, he demonstrates how to build an extremely reliable CNC fixture with just a few cheap “ingredients”.
To make this handy fixture you will need the following items:
Here’s how to make it.