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Old 01-10-2017, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Boozlefoot View Post
Hi Bojan,
I once converted a massive old Russian bench drill into a mill by changing the bronze bushes in the head to needle roller bearings, and then using a compound vice for my moving table. I think it would be possible to use the compound vice and convert the head section of it to become your tool holder maybe? The size you're chasing is about $78-$80. This would give you two axis movement. (I'm currently converting my cheapie hydraulic log splitter to a workshop electric press..........necessity, the mother of invention!)

Cheers, Rod
Hi Rod,
Thank you for the tip - I know about this thing, actually I have one and using it with larger press drill.
I am still thinking out the details... how to and what exactly to do...
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