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Mini Mill Tooling

1 Introduction
2 Tool Holding
3 Drill Chucks
4 Holding End Mills
5 Drawbars
6 End Mills
7 Work Holding
8 Vises
9 Clamping Kits and Accessories
10 Setup Tools
11 Special Operations
12 Surfacing
13 Boring
14 Cutting Curves
15 Indexing
16 Tooling Packages
17 Spare Parts Kits


Surfacing is producing a nice surface finish on a fairly large work piece surface. The goal here is not to remove a lot of metal, but to produce an attractive surface.

A fly cutter uses a single point tool (read lathe tool) to "fly" across a relatively large diameter. This is a relatively slow operation because there is only one cutting tip, and it must run relatively slowly because of the large cutting diameter. But it can produce a nice finish on a large work piece.

Indexable end mill

A large end mill can also be used for surfacing. As long as the end mill diameter is large relative to the work piece size a good surface can be created.

Surfacing Options



Fly Cutter Set


Fly Cutter Set with Tool Bits


Fly Cutter, Adjustable 1.25 - 2.5", 3/8" Shank


Fly Cutter, 2 1/2" Head R8 Shank


Indexable End Mill, 3MT, 30 mm


Indexable End Mill, R8, 1.25"


Indexable End Mill, R8, 2"


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