I’m making jewerly boxes, the quadrant hinges I will be using are very tedious to mill out by hand. The Nomad would be a welcome asset for this but the bottom half of a box is about 4" high. I’m hoping to be able to mill that with the Nomad.
I see I can fit a piece of stock this high under a mill. The principal potential issue looks to be that the spindle carriage would sit below the top of the stock. Since the hinges sit along the edge of the box, there would be enough room for enough travel along the Y to perform the milling without the carriage contacting the stock. But I’m not entirely clear, from my three weeks with the Nomad, whether the machine would feel a need to travel further along the minus-Y without my instruction. Nor do I know whether there are built-in limitations, along the Z, where it will permit a run at that height.