Just came across a neat thread on CNC Gunsmithing in my travels.  It’s on something called “Brian’s Forums”.  This thread is about a fellow that did a DIY CNC Conversion on a small mill and all the different projects he’s been undertaking with it.  Photo highlights below, but check out the thread for more details.

Here’s the mill being used, a Sieg SX2 from Little Machine Shop (same as what Hoss uses and has modified endlessly):

CNC Sieg X2

Neat little mill.  He wound up with a nice full enclosure to minimize the mess too…

1911 french cut slide

French Cut is a decorative V-shaped groove right along where he is showing…

1911 french cut slide

Finished French Cut.  It’s just a decorative touch…

1911 slide matting

Setup to groove the top to eliminate stray reflections…


Finished top…

There are quite a few other interesting photos and setups in the thread.  Probably other threads on the site too of interest to CNC gunsmiths.


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