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    That is an outstanding idea! I'm going to make a...

    That is an outstanding idea! I'm going to make a 3D model out of some cardboard right now. Thank you!!!
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    Bingo! Setup clamps. Thank you very much. Also...

    Bingo! Setup clamps. Thank you very much. Also someone else mentioned the rule about mini-mills. I will avoid discussing them in the future.
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    That's not under the forum rules actually, it is...

    That's not under the forum rules actually, it is in a sticky. But I found it now. My apologies, I will keep that in mind in the future.

    This question is more about the relative size of the vise vs...
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    6" vise on an X2 mill?

    Would it be overkill to put a 6" vise on an X2 mill?

    I have read that a 6" vise is recommended for clamping larger things, such as certain jigs that I am using, and my 3" vise works but the low...
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    The idea was that I cannot use two clamps because...

    The idea was that I cannot use two clamps because of the spacing of the t slots. The workpiece was just a little too large to allow them to both fit, however something like when I envisioned would...
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    Does this clamp exist?

    So I have the set of obligatory clamps that came with my mill; the ones with the t-slot clamps and the triangular blocks with the steps in them.

    Shop Tools and Machinery at Grizzly.com

    I love...
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    Actually it may be. I'm not sure about the...

    Actually it may be. I'm not sure about the hardness but I may be repurposing metal that was already hardened for use as a tool. (As it is a lot cheaper and I'm planning on making a few mistakes as I...
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    Thanks guys; that was fast! I thought about...

    Thanks guys; that was fast!

    I thought about using a 1/16 end mill, but those are just so tiny; I expect to break them very quickly. The first thing I need to make is a bushing out of a 5/8" tool...
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    How to machine narrow slot into workpiece?

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    Can someone please tell me what is the preferred method to accomplish this slot in the attached image? Other than an angle grinder or bandsaw of course! Can it be done on a mini-mill?
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