RZ fork brace

boringBoring the holes for the fork slider tubes.

setupSetting up the brace for milling the fender curve.  Here's a larger view, and a view from the back showing the required clamping.

cuttingCutting the fender curve on the rotary table.  Yep, that's a face mill, not an end mill.  It's the only cutter I had at the time that was long enough.  Now I have a shell end mill, much quicker.

Here's another view.

facingFacing the brace.  Note the clamping plugs in the holes - they get milled at the same time.

finished braceThe finished brace, including the collars for the dust caps.

brace mountedMounted and ready for action.


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