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I turned a couple handles for my lathe the other night.
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#1 posted 06-19-2013 05:33 AM
Good thinking well done.
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#2 posted 06-19-2013 12:37 PM
Necessity is the mother of invention! Nice handle and hand wheel!!!!!!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 06-19-2013 03:10 PM
Nothing like making it yourself. I notice the tool rest is exactly the same as mine.Did you break the cast iron original too?
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#4 posted 06-19-2013 03:30 PM
I still use the cast tool rest at times. I wanted something a bit longer so I went to HomeDepot and bought some round stock and welded a new tool rest up. My son-in-law milled me a 2” riser for the head stock. He is working on a riser for the tail stock also. I’ll post pictures when I install the risers.
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#5 posted 06-20-2013 08:42 AM
Nicely done. I want to turn a handwheel for mine but I’ll add a crank handle to make it easier.
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