SPI Shallow-Test Gages are NOT DIY…or are they?
Yes, it CAN make sense to buy it but you know us…we want to see if we can DIY it. With a nod to Edge Precision and Tom Lipton, we’re taking the idea but adding our own modifications. Will #buildingashallowtestgage be a viable option? If you have any DIY stories, share in the comments below!
Now that we’ve finished the finger, let’s mill the beam from tight-tolerance 4140 alloy steel AND the tricky-to-hold slider piece.
Let’s talk tooling, toolpaths, tips, and tricks as well as speeds & feeds in Fusion 360.
SPI Shallow-Test Gage Build Part 3.
We’ll cover what a flexure is, minor adjustments made to the design, and how to machine the parts. Then, we’ll test it out.