Part one of the final assembly - some of this will be familiar from the trial assembly.
I have primed the non critical surfaces with red-oxide metal primer to protect them from rust - here we see the carriage ready to have the rails re-mounted.
Carriage with the rails mounted ready to be mounted and aligned to the table. Notice the 3 holes in the front of the carriage for attaching the way covers.
Carriage mounted and aligned.
X-Y assembly almost complete. I still have to make the passive bearing for the X leadscrew, but it is non-critical and will be one of the first projects made on the mill.