RatchetStop


Overview

To accomplish the patterns typically imparted onto metal with guilloché, the cutter needs to be moved a repeatable distance each time the movement is made. (Such movement is typically in the X axis.)

A Ratchet Stop is used on the cross slide to accomplish this.


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  • This YouTube video from Frédéric Verschoore shows a ratchet stop at around 9:30 minutes into the video.

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