Look underneath and align the slide screw with the threads on the brass slide screw insert on the side of the saddle. (See Figure 4.) Turn the crosslide handwheel clockwise to engage the threads. Continue to crank the handwheel clockwise until the crosslide is in the desired position on the saddle.
Mill-column mounting procedure
The mill is shipped attached to a piece of plywood to keep it from moving in the box. Before you begin, remove the screws holding the mill base to the plywood. It was installed strictly for packing purposes and will need to be removed so that the column can be installed.
The "Z" axis column is mounted to the base with two 1-3/4" long 1/4-20 socket head screws. These screws and the hex key tool you will need to tighten them are packaged in