Top Ten Thinking About Buying A Lathe Or Maybe You Re New To Woodturning These Ten Accessories Will Help You Get The Most Out Of This Great Craft
Top ten thinking about buying a lathe or maybe you re new to woodturning these ten accessories will help you get the most out of this great craft is article about Magazine bookmarked by joe with ID 1797204565 was uploaded on 03-04-2019 and has been viewed 249,769 times.
Turning Accessories Photo by Rikon 1.Drive CenterMost lathes come with a fixed drive center (which inserts into the headstock spindle) that has two or four flat spurs and a fixed center point.You'll get better holding power while turning with a toothed drive center that has a spring-loaded center point.
A good choice is the Sorby Stebcentre.2.Spindle WasherPlace a simple plastic washer over the head stock spindle up against the housing.It prevents the chuck or faceplate from getting stuck in place.Get it from your local supplier or make one yourself.
3.Caliper and DividersCalipers and dividers are extremely useful and reasonably inexpensive.Use them as a reliable and straightforward way of comparing and transferring dimensions, especially when turning duplicate pieces.
Look for tools with quick-adjust mechanisms that hold settings reliably yet enable precise adjustments, and carbon steel tips for long life.4.Drill ChuckA drill chuck, which is inserted into the headstock or tailstock spindle by means of a Morse Taper adapter, is used for drilling applications.
It can also be used to hold very small work pieces (by turning a spigot on one end of the work piece and then inserting spigot into the chuck).5.12" Tool RestSmall lathes...