Turning Archive

Subject:
Re: Repairing Robust Tool Rest

robo hippy
The early models were attached by epoxy, but like a machinist I have known for a while said, 'around here, JB Weld is a bad word'. It does hold till you drop it. Now Brent tack welds them all on, then heats them. If you know a very good welder, not just some one who can weld, it should be possible to tack it on with spot welds without the drill rod losing its hardness/temper. If you do long welds though, it could soften the drill rod. I think it is A2 now days, not sure what he was using before.

robo hippy

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