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Build a ways cover?

Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:06 pm
by mac.doogle
Can anyone give me some advice on how to build a set of ways covers? I know it's easier to make a wipe setup,But I like the cover because of the 3in1. I have looked at the things that go on the side of window AC's but after a while it looks to me it would not take long to start to crack. It is not that I am to cheap to buy a new set; well yea it is. :lol:

Re: Build a ways cover?

Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:07 am
by sch
One approach:
Short lengths of neoprene sheet also work in milling.
Felt is a good idea anyway to sweep the ways.
At the CC where I spent a year, all the Bridgeports had a vise permanently
mounted and sheets of aluminum bent to fit the table covered the slots
on either side of the vise. Excellent table covers.

Re: Build a ways cover?

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:01 pm
by mac.doogle
Mcmaster; is the way to go. It's a lot cheaper than I thought it would be.