Robotics 2010-08-17

Having mucked around with the band saw yesterday, it was time to give the drill press a test drive with some aluminum. I had acquired the press and vise some time ago, and a few weeks ago bought some metal-capable drill bits.

drill_press

Of course I made what amounts to a noob mistake and screwed down the vise in a way that makes actually using it impossible…

vise_fail

… thought this wasn’t too difficult to remedy…

vise_win

Now we’re ready to roll…

goggles

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