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.

  • 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

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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Spill Proof Oil Cans

November 18, 2018

Finished up the spill proof oil can project.  We have three sets of three.  Black is for ferrous metal cutting fluid.  Grey is for aluminum and teal is for tapping fluid. Labels are coming soon!

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Upcoming Events for December 2019

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