Tapered Turning Head
Tapered turning head is post about Machinery bookmarked by gordon with ID 1561761059 was uploaded on 12-01-2019 and has been viewed 58,738 times.
When lathe-turning candlesticks or other items that have a center hole, the hole can be perfectly centered by drilling it first before turning is started, and then using a tapered turning head, such as the one shown.
If the candlesticks are to be for standard 7/8-in.diameter candles, taper from a large diameter of about 1-1/8 in.down to a minor diameter of about 13/16 in.or slightly less.The important dimensions are 7/8-in.
diameter at 1/2 in.to 3/4 in.from the small end, along with a smooth, straight taper...