I have the whole machine in my shop and it's become my best friend. I purchased it a tool auction probably 12 years ago or so. It only took me10 years more to learn how to use it properly from the translated from the Chinese manual that came with it. I subscribe to a forum called The Tool and Die Guy mainly because he has a 5 part series of videos on how to use a Deckel which is similar. Once I viewed those, it was a piece of cake. I use mine mostly for making single lip cutters which come in handy for all sorts of things. Only recently have I tried sharpening end mills with it and that is working out fairly well. I can't do self centering mills on it though. Not sure if it's the wrong wheel or I just can't position the end mill properly with the stock setup. After sharpening those, I have to remove the remaining little bump in the center with a Dremel tool which defeats the ability to drill solid material. Not a great loss really. I didn't know that you could purchase just the swivel unit you showed in your post. The shaft it rides on appears to be a precision ground part, so you might want to keep that in mind if you build your own.
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