Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 09

Making a replacement lathe leadscrew nut

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My milling machine has a #3 Morse Taper spindle. I’ve spent a few days making #3 Morse Taper arbors from steel, which I’ll use to make various tools for my mill. Unfortunately this took a toll on my lathe’s topslide screw nut. That little bronze coil spring is actually the threads from inside the nut. …

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