Making a fixture plate

I used a marker to draw out the extents of travel. This allows me to use the entire mill area. A full 7.3″ by 14.3″. IMG_1141 IMG_1143 IMG_1144 IMG_1145 IMG_1147 IMG_1149 IMG_1150 IMG_1151 IMG_1156
Using the mill to its full extents.IMG_1157 IMG_1158
Spotting the holes.IMG_1159
Drilling with a 5/16″ drill. (tap drill for 3/8 bolts)IMG_1160
Followed by a 1/2″ drill, for the mounting bolts.

Milling out the bolt head recess.IMG_1165 IMG_1166 IMG_1168
Completed fixture base plate.