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Milling – alignment – fences

When fences are used it is usually necessary that they are aligned properly.

If the milling table can be swivelled then the first step is that the table is square if it is meant to be so.

Aligning a swivelling milling table

Aligning a fence at right angles to the milling table

280 setting right angles using square

280 setting right angles using square

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Aligning a fence at an angle to the milling table

282 setting using square and protractor

282 setting using square and protractor

 

Aligning a fence parallel to the milling table

It is possible to set a fence parallel by using two squares. This is made much easier by using the square clamp.

P1050863 aliging fence parallel to table

 

 

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