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Project by Julian posted 08-16-2015 02:41 AM 2622 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made some accessories (cole jaws & longs worth chuck) for my lathe along with 2 more carbide turning tools.
Still need to make some “grippers” for the cole jaws. The cole jaws were made from 1/2” micarta. Longworth chuck is about 14” diameter. My lathe is only a 12” lathe but with the gap bed I can install larger jaws. The two carbide turning tools both have round cutters ( 16mm & 18mm). I cut a 30 degree angle before drilling and tapping the hole. I saw similar tools on YouTube; the 30 degree angle is supposed to make the tool cut similar to a bowl gouge.

-- Julian





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 08-16-2015 06:48 AM

Well done (all 4) and I hope you will have a lot af profit from it.

I can,t see the benefit of the 30 dgr. angle. So I hope you will share the testing results with us.

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ZAGREB

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#2 posted 08-16-2015 07:32 AM

shop made tool make us happy
well done,sir

-- bambi

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TheDane

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#3 posted 08-16-2015 01:41 PM

Well done! And it looks like a nice restoration job on the lathe, too.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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bushmaster

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#4 posted 08-16-2015 01:59 PM

A project I have planned to do for the last several years. What material did you use for the cole jaws. nicely done

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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peteg

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#5 posted 08-16-2015 09:19 PM

Real handy gear Julian, & always nicer when home made
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Julian

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#6 posted 08-16-2015 10:06 PM

Brian; cole jaws made from micarta. Dutchy; the 30 degree angle is supposed to make a shear cut. Have not had a chance to try it yet. Gerry; older Delta lathe I purchased on Ebay a few years ago. It was in rough shape but it cleaned up nicely.

-- Julian

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 06-01-2016 08:49 AM

I would love to know how you make the Cole Jaws since I need one very bad. Can you PM me with any details please

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Lazyman

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#8 posted 11-21-2017 01:42 PM

Some nice accessories. I was curious how the angled carbide tools worked out for you. Any pros & cons or other comments?

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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