Milling machine mods and milling tools projects


For long time all the milling work was made on the mini-lathe, so the first milling tools were made for it.
Never found a way to take a look at a Weiss, Sieg or Realbull mini-mill. But unexpectedly was lucky to get a Roland that was about to go to the scrapyard. So that's the small mill to start with.


Collet chuck for small drill bits, with Miniplex collets

COLLET CHUCK
for small drill bits

Air and coolant hose for milling machine

ROLAND PNC-3000
milling machine modifications


A center finder for small collets with adjustable spring

CENTER FINDER
for small collets

Milling tool height probe with copper plate plus battery powered led

TOOL HEIGHT PROBE
for manual or cnc


Fly-cutters made on the mini-lathe

FLY-CUTTERS
made on the the mini-lathe

Making a slotting saw arbor

SLOTTING SAW ARBOR
with tommy bar