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Lathe steady rest

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Project by majuvla posted 05-21-2018 07:37 PM 892 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks again to my LJ buddy Marijan, nickname ZAGREB, for inspiration and free wheels. It was made of playwood, some screws, nuts and used wheels. Outer diameter is 30cm, inner 20cm, usable diameter 18cm, all cut on bandsaw circle making jig. Ofcourse, I tested it and you can see that on following You tube video :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lvg1pJrtXz4

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 05-21-2018 08:12 PM

Very nice and will be very useful for many projects

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-21-2018 08:20 PM

Nice work, Ivan! they sure come in handy. Now you need to look for anther banjo for your lathe so you have one each side of the steady rest. When you work on the other side, you won’t have to remove the part from centers or lift the rest up!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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muesli

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#3 posted 05-21-2018 08:26 PM

Hi Ivan,
looks like a very useful tool! But your oscillating spindle sander on Youtube even fascinated me more. Great built!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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Jerry

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#4 posted 05-21-2018 08:53 PM

Wow Ivan, younae one clever guy! That’s amazing.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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ZAGREB

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#5 posted 05-21-2018 09:01 PM

jebate,čista kopija
a kaj je sa mojim autorskim pravima?
te bum tužil,da se zna
pozzz i pazi prste

-- bambi

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#6 posted 05-21-2018 09:09 PM



Very nice and will be very useful for many projects

- bushmaster


Brian will know.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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rockmolsen

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#7 posted 05-21-2018 10:29 PM

Fabulous Ivan, I don’t know how your “turn” that stuff out so fast ! This has been on my list as well.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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wrenchhead

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#8 posted 05-21-2018 10:38 PM

Nice Job. This is on my to do list

-- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkRuFxW8HhRfyhbTP4SY5UA I could quit if I wanted

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#9 posted 05-22-2018 12:34 AM

Nice, and color coordinated too. Looks good.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 05-22-2018 01:24 AM

Very Nice! I like the mounting system!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 05-22-2018 02:53 AM

YES IVAN YOU EARNED THIS :

GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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crowie

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#12 posted 05-22-2018 08:48 AM

Looks a very handy sturdy unit.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#13 posted 05-22-2018 01:13 PM

Ivan, this steady rest is a real winner and nicely done. This will be a fine project for your shop.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 05-22-2018 01:20 PM

Great job Ivan. You are always thinking and creating!

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#15 posted 05-22-2018 11:59 PM

I’m brand new at turning…can you explain how this is used?

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