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The CNCCookbook acts like a vast idea notebook, wherein I maintain special sections termed idea notebooks, specifically designated for concepts yet to be realized, but for which I am gathering notes. This includes a wide-ranging catalogue of idea notebooks such as: CNC Control Panels, which ponders what your control panel should ideally consist of, Coolant Collars, offering a handy method to release flood coolant anchored to your spindle, and Mill Fixture Plate, which simplifies modular fixturing and setups.

Additionally, there’s Souping up a Drill Press, for you to be constructive while your CNC mill independently operates, and the Press Brake Attachments for your Press, which acts as a satisfactory alternative to a brake, while not replacing an authentic Press Brake. I also cover Belt Sanders, having constructed a disc sander, my next target is a belt sander, and Electronics Boxes, providing guides on constructing a well-wired enclosure for your CNC electronics.

In High-Speed Spindle Add-On, I delve into how one can affix a high-speed spindle to your existing one, and through Home Shop Hall of Fame, you can marvel at outstanding man caves. The Lathe Tooling Organizers helps maintain your QCTP holders in a systematic manner, while Machine Aesthetics showcases some aesthetically pleasing elements. Machine Enclosures is also discussed, emphasizing how it confines chips and coolant within, excluding machinists! Lastly, take a glance at Parts Gallery, featuring CNC Parts Made in Home Shops and the Plasma Table Gallery, a future project I aim to embark on someday.

This broad array of topics resurfaced when a colleague forwarded a message about a good QCTP racking system he’d spotted on eBay, which struck a chord with me this morning.

Of course that immediately went to the Lathe Tooling Organizers page.


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