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Arbalest

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Finger Plates
« on: September 04, 2012, 08:14:20 PM »
I made a finger plate a long while ago but haven't had chance to make any clamps for it yet, so ...

let's see pictures of some of your finger plates and fittings!  :naughty:

Come on guys, I know some of you guys have made them so lets see some pics.

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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2012, 09:12:55 PM »
http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,385.0.html


It's not exactly a finger plate but I find it more useful than the traditional design.  It can be used manually (e.g. in the drill press or bench vise) or placed in the milling machine vise.  Perhaps it will give you some ideas.  If you have questions, just give me a shout.
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Offline tel

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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2012, 11:50:31 PM »
I'll hunt a couple of mine out later today and take some pics - be warned tho' - they are pretty primitive.
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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2012, 03:35:39 AM »
Not as primitive as mine Tel they are still in the flat bar on the rack :ROFL: :LittleAngel:
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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2012, 08:47:03 AM »
 ;D Didn't get a chance to dig 'em out today - hopefully tomorrow.
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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2012, 10:59:06 PM »
Here's mine; I use it often in the drill press and to hold little stuff for filing.  I put a hardened bushing centered over a v-groove on one end to center drill rods. 





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Arbalest

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Re: Finger Plates
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2012, 09:25:41 AM »
Nice, I like the drill bushing and vee slot idea.  :ThumbsUp: