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03-07-2006, 05:01 PM
I just got off the phone with a fellow member. He is looking in to building a quick change tool post for his Taig. I am thinking of designing a wedge locking style tool post for my lathe.

I will most likely take my Phase 2 apart. I know there is an acme or similar thread use to drive the wedge segments. I will have to calculate the movement for a small post like that would fit on the Taig.

Has anyone have any info on this, or have a source on information on this? I know the wedge inserts will be a bit tricky, but I am willing to build fixtures. If you have an interest in this project, please let me know!

This will take a little bit of time, but I think it will be worth it.

Rusty Wrench
03-08-2006, 12:53 PM
Hang in there Tooljedi; the scale down is almost complete on the one we spoke of yesterday. It is probably the next project after the steadyrest. I will be on contact via the imperial net with the materials I need for the mill vice.