Drill Vise Milling Unit for the Small Lathe

These plans are for a small milling attachment for your metal turning lathe.

You can mount this milling attachment to the cross slide and do milling, surfacing, and keyway cutting. A handy unit for small metal turning lathes. It consists simply of a drill-press vise mounted on the cross slide of the carriage.

The vise is mounted on a disk similar to the index disk of the compound rest. Thus you utilize both the lateral and traverse feeds and the depth of the vise jaws gives a considerable range of vertical adjustment.

Also the unit can be swiveled to any degree desired to handle angular work.

Milling Attachment For Your Metal Lathe Plans