Machining Store, Layout Bench & Hand Tools

Bridgeport Milling machine in use

Machining Area with Assembly and Layout Benches

Bridgeport Milling Machine

Knox Makers™ - Machining Zone

Our Machining Zone is equipped and organized for machining, layout, inspection, metrology and prototyping. Facilities include lathes, milling machines, drill presses, bandsaws and a well-organized selection of hand tools. A variety of fasteners, endmills, and lathe bits are available in the Machining Zone Store. Regular tool authorization and orientation classes are offered, ensuring that beginners will find themselves just as much at home as seasoned machinists.

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Billy

RESOURCES

  • Parallels
  • Adjustable Parallels
  • Gauge Blocks
  • 5" Sign Bar
  • Angle Blocks
  • 1-2-3 Blocks
  • R8 Collets
  • 5C Collets
  • 5C Spindexer
  • 5C Collet Blocks
  • 4" Rotary Table
  • Angle Plates
  • Machinist Square
  • Dial Test Indicators
  • Dial Indicators
  • Digital Calipers
  • Micrometers
  • Edge Finders
  • Edge Technology Pro Tram (Tramming Square)
  • Coaxial Indicator
  • Bore Gauges
  • Radius Gauges
  • Hole Gauges
  • Feeler Gauges

Recent Machining Zone News

New Cordless Drill & Charging station added.

December 20, 2019

Added a Ryobi 6 port super charger, cordless drill & impact driver, complete with 6 battery packs!  No more schlepping over to wood working to borrow theirs!

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Eye Protection Station added to Bridgeport.

January 30, 2019

Added a eye protection station above the control box on the Brideport mill.  It has a pair of over-the-glasses and standard safety glasses.   Placed in line of site to help remind you to wear them while using the mill.

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Electrical Cord Reel & Power Strips!

December 29, 2018

The retractable power cord reel has been moved and two 8 outlet power strips have been installed on the assembly table. No more tripping over the power extension cord or bumping your head into it! Next is to wire up the inspection table with some outlets!

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Zone Improvement – Collet Rack

December 14, 2018

Installed a R8 Collet rack, complete with 3D printed inserts and all the collets on the Bridgeport Mill below the DRO

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Upcoming Events for June 2020

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